The Space Review: ISS, SSP, NRO and Norm

International Space Station
International Space Station

The Space Review includes the following analyzes this week:

SSP: a spherical architecture
Trevor Brown suggests an alternative architecture for space solar power that could make such systems much simpler.

Waiting for Augustine
Jeff Foust reports on reactions from a variety of people on what the Augustine panel should do.

A solution to the space station’s long-term future
Edward Ellegood examines how can NASA continue to operate the International Space Station, now a “national laboratory”, for years to come while also funding its exploration plans.

Look! Up in the air! No, down on the ground! The NRO’s domestic ground stations
Dwayne Day discusses a newly-declassified document that, for the first time, reveals the details of National Reconnaissance Office’s ground station system.