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Foreign Affairs Focus On: Space Exploration with Neil deGrasse Tyson

7 Nov 2013, 08:03 UTC
Foreign Affairs Focus On: Space Exploration with Neil deGrasse Tyson
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http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/137277/neil-degrasse-tyson/the-case-for-spaceGideon Rose, the editor of Foreign Affairs, interviews Neil deGrasse Tyson, an astrophysicist, author, and director of the American Museum of Natural History's Hayden Planetarium. As Mars looms within reach and China ramps up its space program, Tyson explains, the United States is turning its back on the stars through stinginess and partisan bickering. Yes, space exploration is expensive. But the benefits -- from jobs to technological innovation to basic scientific progress -- are worth it.Tyson's article "The Case for Space" was published in the February 28 issue of Foreign Affairs, 2012.

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