ChinaTalk: Space Industry Literacy, NASA and Elon versus the Taliban

By Jordan Schneider
Wednesday, February 23, 2022, 2:56 PM

What’s the point of NASA? Will Starlink end up funding Elon’s Mars dreams? To discuss the U.S. space ecosystem in both the private and public sector, I am joined by Casey Handmer (@CJHandmer), former NASA Jet Propulsion Lab system architect and founder of Terraform Industries.

We also talk about:

  • The potential for Starlink to improve internet access in developing countries
  • Whether the US immigration system is hurting its ability to attract the best scientists
  • Making electricity from air
  • How much it would cost to send me into space

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Outro music: To The Moon by Jnr Choi

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