Planetary Radio: Space Exploration, Astronomy and Science

Space Policy Edition #5: The U.S. Senate takes on the politics of Mars

Planetary Radio: Space Exploration, Astronomy and Science

We take a deep dive into new space legislation working its way through the US Senate. It embraces Mars and NASA's big rocket. But Elon Musk and SpaceX just announced an ambitious new plan to colonize Mars. Does this upset the political establishment? Or will they find a cold reception in the halls of Congress? Also, where does science fit into the politics of space?

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