Marcia Smith

SpacePolicyOnline.com

Guest

Founder and Editor of SpacePolicyOnline.com and a veteran space policy analyst, with over 30 years at the Congressional Research Service and several years at the National Academy of Sciences

Marcia Smith on KCRW

PayPal billionaire Elon Musk admits, "There's a lot that can go wrong."

Private Enterprise in Low Earth Orbit

PayPal billionaire Elon Musk admits, "There's a lot that can go wrong."

from Which Way, L.A.?

More from KCRW

Roughly 53% of LA County residents are fully vaccinated, but cases and hospitalizations are rising. As the Delta variant spreads, people ages 18-29 are being hit hardest.

from Greater LA

The American federal government is probing its history of Native children who were taken from families and forced into boarding schools.

from KCRW Features

Koreatown’s Wi Spa is the latest battleground in the culture wars — after a video went viral suggesting a transgender patron was admitted to a women-only section of the spa.

from KCRW Features

"It's an all-hands-on-deck moment," said Dr. Muntu Davis, LA county’s health officer.

from KCRW Features

On Tuesday, for the fifth consecutive day, LA County reported more than 1,000 new COVID-19 cases.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Josh Barro, Gustavo Arellano and Megan McArdle discuss the politics of investigating the January 6 insurrection, Congress’ big pile of homework, the delta variant and masks, and…

from Left, Right & Center

The UC Board of Regents approved increasing tuition and fees by 4.2% for new undergraduates starting fall 2022.

from KCRW Features

Journalist Richard Silverstein has been sounding the alarm bells about the private surveillance spyware sold by Israel’s NSO for years.

from Scheer Intelligence

LA’s nightclubs are back, ushering in a “Roaring 20s” momentum.

from Greater LA