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Guests: John Batchelor, Doug Messier, Dr. David Livingston. Topics: Starship demo launch and environmental organization litigation against FAA for full EIR.
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John Batchelor and I welcomed back Doug Messier of Parabolic Arc to discuss the recent Starship demo launch which has resulted in five environmental and cultural-heritage non-profits going after the FAA in court on the grounds that the FAA disregarded environmental law when approving the launches without a full EIR. During this one segment Hotel Mars program, Doug discussed the litigation and the five organizations behind it, options for SpaceX, launches at their Starship pad at KSC, plus he went over the known damage to the pad and area from the launch which showed no environmental or wildlife damage. You can read the article Doug wrote on the litigation at https://parabolicarc.com/2023/05/01/environmental-groups-sue-faa-approval-spacexs-starbase-spaceport.
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