Podcaster: Host: Casey Dreier, Mat Kaplan. Guest : Dr. Jon Morse

Title: Planetary Society:  Sequestration at NASA

Organization: Planetary Society

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Description:  How will the sequester effect NASA’s programs and goals? How does the budgeting process normally work? How normal (or abnormal) a situation is this for planning budgets and reaching goals at the U.S. Space Program?

Bio: Casey Dreier is from Planetary Society.

Mat Kaplan hosts and produces Planetary Radio, the Planetary Society’s award-winning, weekly radio and podcast series.  Heard on 150 public stations across North America and beyond, “PlanRad” is also aired by Sirius XM Satellite Radio on Sundays

Dr. Jon Morse, Professor of Physics at RPI and previous Director of Astrophysics at NASA headquarters in Washington, D.C.

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