How will we govern the Moon?
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Thus far, the only humans to walk on the Moon have been US astronauts. But the coming decade may see many more people there—people from several countries and even private corporations. How can we ensure peaceful cooperation between players with different interests? Cady & Andrew talk with NASA’s Chief Economist Alex MacDonald about the future of lunar governance. Also, the Artemis 1 launch, Cady obsesses over donuts, Andrew discovers some weird science, and a gorgeous new Sounds of Space courtesy of the great folks at SYSTEM Sounds. Lastly, check out NASA’s new document: Lunar Landing and Operations Policy Analysis.

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Cady Coleman & Andrew Maynard

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Andrew Maynard: @2020science

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