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Chris Chyba

Biography: 

Co-director, Center for International Security and Cooperation, Stanford University; Carl Sagan Chair for the Study of Life in the Universe, SETI Institute.

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GOING AROUND IN CIRCLES: The Future of NASA

with Chris Chyba, Timothy Ferris, David Morrisonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Friday, October 25, 2002

The space program used to mean one thing: the effort to put American astronauts on the moon. That effort is becoming ancient history. We haven't sent anyone to the moon in thirty years. So what is NASA's mission today? What sort of space exploration is worth pursuing today and tomorrow? And is NASA the right institution for the job?