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Space Policy Edition #7 - The Trump Administration: What Can We Expect for Space?

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Air Date: 12/02/2016
Run Time: 1:01:51

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Topics: Explaining Policy, Space Policy, Planetary Radio, Planetary Society

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The 45th President of the United States will be sworn in on January 20th. He has promised sweeping changes in federal policy and spending. While many of the details are still unknown, we are beginning to see how NASA and space exploration may fare in this new era. The SPE team reviews the outlook for human spaceflight, planetary science, Earth observation and much more.

President-elect Donald Trump on the campaign trail

Michael Vadon

President-elect Donald Trump on the campaign trail

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No trivia contest spoilers please!

RGBlight: 12/02/2016 07:31 CST

Interestingly there is always is an assumption in the analysis that tax cuts mean less money. Tax cuts mean MORE money coming into gov because economy improves. See vid of JFK talk on this.

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