Season 3, Episode 4: A Return to Orbit? A Look Into the Past, Present, and Future of Commercial Spaceflight Regulation

On this episode of the Administrative Law Review’s A Hard Look, tune in to listen to Steven Valentino speak with Caryn Schenewerk from the Relativity Space for a discussion on the evolution of commercial spaceflight regulations. This episode explores the general theory behind the development of the regulations, how modern entities like SpaceX, Virgin Galactic, and Blue Origin exist in this regulatory framework, and the challenges that face both regulatory authorities and commercial space entities for the future of regulation in the realm of commercial spaceflight.

If you have any questions about this episode, the guest, or the podcast, or if you would like to propose a topic or a guest, please email Steven Valentino at

A transcript for the episode is available here.

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