2010 Isaac Asimov Memorial Debate: Moon, Mars, and Beyond - Manned Spaceflight

Program cover for the 2010 Asimov Debate on The Manned Space Program

Central to the subject of human spaceflight are the issues that relate to science, launch hardware, international competition, national security, shrinking budgets, and political will. Our panel will debate the viability of the manned space program within these contexts and explore where to prioritize our resources.

Our panel included Kenneth Ford, Lester Lyles, Paul Spudis, Steven Squyres, Robert Zubrin, and was hosted and moderated by Neil deGrasse Tyson.