Alden Munson is a Senior Fellow at the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies , an advisor to government and industry in space and intelligence, and a former US deputy director of national intelligence for acquisition and technology.  In comments to the Los Angeles Times, he weighed in on NASA's multibillion dollar Mars exploration program, and the enduring allure of space exploration itself. Click here to read the article in full.


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The Potomac Institute for Policy Studies is an independent, 501(c)(3), not-for-profit public policy research institute. The Institute identifies and aggressively shepherds discussion on key science and technology issues facing our society. From these discussions and forums, we develop meaningful science and technology policy options and ensure their implementation at the intersection of business and government.


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