The National Research Council released its long-awaited report June 4th. Distinguished space policy analyst John Logsdon returns to Planetary Radio with his take on this latest attempt to determine the proper role of humans in space. Emily Lakdawalla talks about three missions that are nearing their interplanetary destinations. Bill Nye reveals good news for the New Horizons mission to Pluto. There was a huge space trivia contest response to our question about a galaxy named after a hat! The answer is in What’s Up.
A conceptual Mars outpost making rocket propellants from the local environment