The Politics of Space
with Casey Dreier
Space exploration doesn't just happen—it is made through the decisions of government, budgets, policy documents, and by individuals and industries. It reflects the needs and realities of politics, and understanding how, where, and why these decisions get made are crucial to influencing them. Space exploration is for all of us, and unless all of us know the process, it will inevitably be driven by the very few. Casey Dreier, The Planetary Society's Director of Advocacy, writes this blog.
Thursday, May 9th, at noon PDT/3pm EDT/1900h UTC, we are joined by Emily Dean, who works on the camera team for the Opportunity rover on Mars.
We're storming D.C. next week to raise awareness of continued cuts to NASA's Planetary Science Division.
Posted by Casey Dreier on 2013/04/30 01:38 CDT
The AAS made a strong critique of proposed cuts to NASA's Planetary Science program today.
Planetary Society CEO, Bill Nye, just joined the NASA Advisory Council for Education.
We take your questions on the 2014 NASA Budget, the Planetary Defense Conference, and Mars One.
Congress meets this week to discuss the 2014 NASA budget. We need as many people to reach out as possible so Planetary Science is on the agenda.
A powerful new op-ed in SpaceNews traces the inevitable decline of NASA's Planetary Science missions if the current cuts to the program are implemented.