Future of the Space Station Freedom
Ms. Garver and Mr. Pike discussed the plans for the space station Freedom, a floating satellite in space large enough for humans… read more
Ms. Garver and Mr. Pike discussed the plans for the space station Freedom, a floating satellite in space large enough for humans to live in for extended periods and potentially use as a platform for further planetary exploration. The plans for the station have recently come under examination by government analysts seeking to modify the design to make it do more at a lower cost. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Lori Garver Executive Director National Space Society
- John Pike Associate Director Federation of American Scientists->Space Policy
- Lew Ketcham Host C-SPAN
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Space Exploration and Defense
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