BLINK: NASA Backs Off Its Document That Riled Private Space. “Earlier this year we reported on the fight brewing over the document NASA had drawn up to govern its dealing with private space companies. Those companies saw the possibility that NASA could exert control over designs, ask for changes, or delay projects. Today, NASA abruptly threw out the controversial document and said it would keep doing business the old way.”

Space policy, ironically enough, represents one of the Obama Administration’s few policy successes.