Planetary Radio • Nov 16, 2018

Space Policy Edition: After the Midterms—Looking Ahead with Marcia Smith

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Marcia Smith

Founder and Editor for Space Policy Online

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Casey Dreier

Chief of Space Policy for The Planetary Society

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Mat Kaplan

Senior Communications Adviser and former Host of Planetary Radio for The Planetary Society

The counting continues as we publish this month’s special episode, with a handful of seats in the US Senate and House still up for grabs. But with the Democratic takeover of the House assured, and several longtime space advocates turned out, change is certainly coming. Dealing with the nation’s huge deficit also threatens NASA’s budget. Planetary Society Chief Advocate Casey Dreier welcomes back space policy expert Marcia Smith for an insider’s look at the aftermath and what may be ahead.

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116th US House of Representatives 231 Democrats, 198 Republicans, 6 seats still to be determined.Image: Wikipedia