38. The Era of Big Government


Short episode! The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence gets a neoliberal bent, James Webb (Space Telescope)’s little brother gets a proposed funding cut, and the return of the Listener Submitted Question segment. Hint: It’s all about SpaceX. Stock up on water, food, and your favorite podcast as we go into the last week of the federal government (unless Congress does something).

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Latest from Washington

Privately funded SETI

Proposed changes to WFIRST

Budget hangs in the balance


Listener Submitted Question

From Ralph Steenblik: Why is BFR not useful to the US Government?

Government needs reliable access to space

SpaceX wants to prove reliability


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