On October 23, The Washington Post hosts “Transformers: Space” featuring Vice President Mike Pence, Chairman of the National Space Council. Vice President Pence will talk one-on-one with National Political Reporter Robert Costa about the Trump administration’s plan to establish a “Space Force” as the sixth branch of the U.S. military. The program will also feature prominent speakers in the fields of space science and policy, including NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, Planetary Society CEO Bill Nye and astronauts Chris Ferguson and Victor Glover, who will discuss the future of human spaceflight. This wide-ranging conversation will cover the factors shaping American leadership in space, the new “space race,” and the future of space exploration that could lead to a future beyond Earth.


Live coverage of the event will stream below: