Tech Policy Podcast

#349: The State of Space Exploration

Episode Summary

Eric Berger, senior space editor of Ars Technica, Jim Dunstan, general counsel of TechFreedom, and host Corbin Barthold discuss NASA’s Artemis program, the Chinese space industry, SpaceX (its Starship rocket, Starlink, and, of course, Elon!), the difficulty of getting to (and, even more, back from) Mars, and more.

Episode Notes

Eric Berger’s Ars Technica profile

Liftoff: Elon Musk and the Desperate Early Days That Launched SpaceX

Jim Dunstan’s new paper on space regulation

Jim’s recent appearance before the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology

The ending of Nebo Zovyot (“The Sky Beckons”) (1959)