May 26, 2020 - Science

Podcast: SpaceX blasts off

Elon Musk's SpaceX is set to launch its first manned mission Wednesday, ushering in a new era in U.S. space exploration. Dan and Axios space reporter Miriam Kramer discuss the new economy of privately-funded space travel, the future of NASA, and the political ramifications of launching astronauts from U.S. soil for the first time in almost a decade.

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