Planetary Radio • Feb 06, 2017

Space Policy Edition #9: Congress Plots New Space Legislation Amid Trump's Tumultuous First Two Weeks

On This Episode

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Jason Callahan

Former Space Policy Advisor for The Planetary Society

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Casey Dreier

Chief Advocate & Senior Space Policy Adviser for The Planetary Society

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Mat Kaplan

Planetary Radio Host and Producer for The Planetary Society

It’s still too early to say where the Trump Administration will take NASA, but there are a few hints. Congress is not waiting. Casey, Jason and Mat review a draft of the space agency’s authorization bill and a separate act that asks NASA to lay out its plans for humans to reach Mars.

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The U.S. Capitol at dusk Martin Falbisoner

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