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In the News: W. Henry Lambright

On Tragedy’s Anniversary, Former NASA Leader Sean O’Keefe Reflects on the ‘Price of Diligence’

O’Keefe, a Maxwell School alumnus and Syracuse University Professor, was at the helm 20 years ago when Columbia broke apart while returning from a space research mission. 

January 31, 2023

Lambright Quoted in Grid Article on NASA’s Artemis I Launch

Although from the outside, the saga of the SLS (Space Launch System) and NASA’s plans for the moon and Mars look like a story of endless delays and cost overruns, that is basically how large technological projects work out in a democracy, says W. Henry Lambright, a professor of political science and public administration and international affairs.

December 12, 2022

Lambright Discusses How NASA Administrators Transfer Power on Federal News Network

Professor Harry Lambright recently penned a report which draws on insights from recent and past NASA administrators to chart how leaders have passed the torch toward enabling machine and human space exploration of Mars, and its long-term impact on strategic priorities for the space program. 
December 9, 2021

Harry Lambright discusses the James Webb Space Telescope with Johns Hopkins Magazine

Professor Harry Lambright says Webb was always looking ahead from the standpoint of NASA and what it could do in the future.
September 28, 2021

2021 One University Awards Recipients Include Several from Maxwell

Syracuse University announced its 2021 One University Awards, honoring members of the University community for their scholarship, teaching, academic achievement, leadership and service.
May 10, 2021

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Study on Globalizing Public Administration by Harry Lambright and Coauthors Published

Shena Ashley, Soonhee Kim & William H. Lambright
February 25, 2021

Lambright discusses SpaceX, NASA in Associated Press article

"You can’t explain SpaceX without really understanding how NASA really kind of nurtured it in the early days," says Harry Lambright, professor of public administration and international affairs and political science. "In a way, SpaceX is kind of a child of NASA."

May 27, 2020

Public Affairs and the Multifront Attack on Climate Change

In its breadth and interdisciplinary richness, the Maxwell School proves to be a fertile setting for research on one of today’s most complex and pressing issues. Researchers are working all the angles — policy, economics, societal adaptation, governance, citizenship, and more — in their contributions to saving this planet.
June 25, 2019

Lambright weighs in on nominee for NASA administrator in WIRED

"He [President Trump] doesn’t have to be an advocate of climate change research," says Harry Lambright, professor of public administration and international affairs. "But he has to neutralize the idea that he is a climate change denier."

November 22, 2017

Lambright featured in Vox article on science and government

"The relationship between scientists and government is arguably at a low point today. But that’s the culmination of a trend that had been building for some time," says Harry Lambright, professor of public administration and international affairs.

April 27, 2017

Lambright weighs in on plans for Mars exploration in FiveThirtyEight

“The moon program looks more and more like an astounding aberration in the American political context. The space station does show it’s feasible to have a long-term program, but it has to be maintained by a sequence of presidents and a sequence of NASAs. And that’s the dilemma,” says Professor Harry Lambright.

February 27, 2017

Why Mars: NASA and the Politics of Space Exploration

W. Henry Lambright
December 31, 2014

Bigger Science

According to Harry Lambright, climate change is not only a challenge of policy, industry buy-in, and international cooperation, but a technological Everest comparable to the moon shot.

August 21, 2012

Space Policy in the 21st Century

W. Henry Lambright
December 31, 2002

Powering Apollo: James E. Webb of NASA

W. Henry Lambright
December 31, 1995

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