Planetary Radio • Aug 04, 2017
Space Policy Edition #15 – Congressman Rick Larsen, Could Russia Exit the ISS?
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Chief of Space Policy for The Planetary Society
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New U.S. sanctions against Russia have reignited speculation that global politics could undermine cooperation in the International Space Station. Could Russia cut off rides for US astronauts to the ISS? Later, Casey Dreier joins Spark Science host Dr. Regina Barber Degraaff for a conversation with U.S. Congressman Rick Larsen, Democratic representative of Washington state’s 2nd District. We also check in on NASA's 2018 budget, which is currently moving through the Senate. Did they provide funding for a new Mars orbiter?
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Related Reading and References:
- The Senate Makes Its Move: Nearly $200M less for NASA in 2018
- Russian official on new U.S. sactions and NASA—"Nothing lasts forever"
- The Kremlin is done betting on Trump—and planning on how to strike back against U.S. sanctions
- “NASA in the World: Fifty Years of International Collaboration in Space”
- Spark Science Podcast
- Congressman Rick Larsen, D-WA
- The Planetary Society’s political advocacy site
- Mars in Retrograde: A Planetary Society White Paper