Cost v. Benefit of Space Station
Mr. Pike discussed U.S. space policy and the cost and benefit of the proposed space station. He discussed the possible uses of… read more
Mr. Pike discussed U.S. space policy and the cost and benefit of the proposed space station. He discussed the possible uses of the space station including commercial and scientific research. The space station was intended to pay for itself through these uses, but Mr. Pike was skeptical of the cost effectiveness of the space station. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- John Pike Associate Director Federation of American Scientists->Space Policy
Space Exploration and Defense
Discussion of the recent space launch and the role of the military in space exploration and defense.
Future of the Space Station Freedom
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Destruction of Spy Satellite
John Pike was interviewed via telephone about the destruction of the U.S. spy satellite in February 2008.