HAPPENING NOW: Check out our CEO, Bill Nye, and Vice President, Heidi Hammel, discuss the future of space exploration with NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine.
The Washington Post hosts “Transformers: Space” featuring Vice President Mike Pence, chairman of the National Space Council. Vice President Pence talks one-on-one with National Political Reporter Robert Costa about the Trump administration’s plan to establish a “Space Force” as the sixth branch of the U.S. military. The program also features prominent speakers in the fields of space science and policy, including NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, Planetary Society CEO Bill Nye and astronauts Chris Ferguson and Victor Glover, who discuss the future of human spaceflight. This wide-ranging conversation covers the factors shaping American leadership in space, the new “space race,” and the future of space exploration that could lead to a future beyond Earth.