POINT / COUNTERPOINT
Two perspectives on one of the nation's biggest debates this week.
The United States Should Lead in Space
- Fox News
The International Space Station, launched over 22 years ago, is the largest man-made object to ever orbit the Earth, and one of the most expensive projects ever built. Let's take a look inside humanity's home away from Earth.
When one number tells two stories.
The cost per astronaut NASA expects to pay to fly the Crew Dragon
FOR: NASA estimates having SpaceX and Boeing build spacecraft for astronauts saved $20 billion to $30 billion
“Beyond the cost savings, NASA noted that there are already deals in place to use the spacecraft for flights by private astronauts.”
POINTS OF VIEW
Top insights and news from the intellectual leaders
who have battled it out on the Intelligence Squared stage.
- How should a Biden administration deal with China? Stewart Baker calls to add to, not reverse, the Trump administration’s course of action. [Read more via Washington Post, Stewart's debate on technology and privacy.]
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