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Will NASA Shoot for the Moon?




Antores on the Frau Mauro Highlands
Antores on the Frau Mauro Highlands
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An independent panel convened by the Obama administration is recommending NASA scrap its mission of returning to the moon and instead focus on cultivating a competitive commercial space industry. The shift would move a lot of aerospace contracts into private industry, which proponents say would lower costs and increase efficiency. So what would be NASA’s new role?

Guests:

Scott Pace, director, Space Policy Institute at George Washington University