Jason Callahan received an M.S. in History and Sociology of Technology and Science from the Georgia Institute of Technology, and an M.A. in International Science and Technology Policy from George Washington University. He worked as a consultant on NASA’s FY 2013, FY 2014, and FY 2015 Annual Budget and performance reports.
Latest Planetary Radio Appearance
10/07/2016 | 1:03:18
We take a deep dive into new space legislation working its way through the US Senate. It embraces Mars and NASA's big rocket. But Elon Musk and SpaceX just announced an ambitious new plan to colonize Mars. Does this upset the political establishment? Or will they find a cold reception in the halls of Congress? Also, where does science fit into the politics of space?
Latest Blog Posts
Posted 2015/07/02 11:34 CDT | 0 comment
Congress has made good progress so far this year in moving the annual appropriations bills that fund the government. However, a looming budget battle over the sequestration and budget caps threaten to sideline progress until Congress and the White House reach agreement. Here’s the current situation.
Posted 2015/01/29 11:48 CST | 1 comment
It takes a year to make, and is the starting point for all coming debate by Congress. It's the President's Budget Request, and understanding how it comes together is an important part of being an effective space advocate.