Planetary Radio: Space Exploration, Astronomy and Science

Space Policy Edition #16: NASA's Flagship Missions: Are They Worth It?

Planetary Radio: Space Exploration, Astronomy and Science

The multi-billion dollar, multi-decade Cassini mission is about to end. A new report tries to answer an important question: are flagship science missions like Cassini worth the effort and expense? And how can NASA maximize the value of these endeavours? Dr. Ralph McNutt, co-chair of the National Academies study, reviews the report’s recommendations.

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