This week we dive into (blast off?) a subject that we both grew up as big fans of. Space!! Throughout our lives, NASA has been the main conduit that we, as Americans, view space travel. We began the episode with a look at NASA's decline over the last 20 years or so, mainly due to it's funding slowly dwindling to an all time low (in terms of % of the national budget).
Retrospectical Podcast (Episode 9) - NASA & The Rise of Private Space Exploration
We move on to private ventures, from SpaceX resupplying the ISS and landing their own rockets on platforms at sea to Virgin Galactic's space tourism. I think we're both very excited for what's to come with space exploration, and this ought to be a great topic to dive into again sometime, if only to look at the advancements that happened in the meantime.