White House Space Policy Exodus

And after the massive policy and political failure that was the White House’s attempt to end NASA’s human space flight program was overwhelmingly rejected by both houses of Congress, the exodus begins…news today from Space News that White House Space Policy head Peter Marquez has left the White House. It was noted that Marquez picked his own successor, Chirag Parikh, an aerospace engineer and 13 year veteran of working with the Air Force and Intelligence.

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  1. An 13-year intelligence officer as the NSC Space Policy Director? Seriously? There’s no mention of ANY previous policy experience. Perhaps there isn’t any? Hold on, maybe his experience is sitting in meetings with policy wonks and talking to them at cocktail parties. Now I understand…

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