Obama's Vision for US Space Exploration

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tp100415nasa-augustine_report.jpgGeorge W. Bush cancelled the Space Shuttle program.  Now Barack Obama wants to cancel Bush’s plan for going back to the Moon—at least for the moment.  That’s provoked a battle over the budget for NASA featuring a public relations blitz by Neil Armstrong, Gene Cernan and Jim Lovell—heroes of space exploration 40 years ago.  Today, President Obama’s in Florida pushing his vision.

Credits

Guests:
Robert Block - Space Editor, Orlando Sentinel, Jeff Greason - President, XCOR Aerospace, Scott Pace - George Washington University's Space Policy Institute, Jonathan McDowell - Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics - @planet4589

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Katie Cooper, Andrea Brody