SpaceX, Starlink & the Next Trillion Dollar Economy [PODCAST] – Brian Wang
Welcome to Colonising Space, a podcast series where we talk to the individuals involved in advancing outer space exploration and the space industry.
In this episode we speak to Brian Wang, a lecturer at the Singularity University and the author of Nextbigfuture.com, ranked the #1 “Science News Blog” worldwide. With nearly 1 million readers per month on Nextbigfuture, he has written over 27,000 articles on a variety of topics centred around futurism and emerging technologies.
In this podcast Brian speaks to us about:
- The benefits of a burgeoning space industry for space tourism, telecommunications and interplanetary solar power;
- The economics of incentivising and sustaining innovation in space sector and the most important milestones for interplanetary travel and exploration;
- The benefits of building “cheap and big” and what Tom Hanks’s Castaway can teach us about space travel.
DISCLAIMER: This podcast is created by the London School of Economics Alumni Association (London) (“LSEAAL”) and its production is not affiliated with the educational institution, the London School of Economics and Political Science (“LSE”). The content of this podcast remains the opinion(s) of the individual(s) recorded and do not represent the views or opinions of the LSE.