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Neil deGrasse Tyson Says Space Ventures Will Spawn First Trillionaire
| Neil deGrasse Tyson
Posted on 05/03/2015 10:43:23 PM PDT by Usagi_yo
A passion for exploration is the fuel to an innovative economy, says astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson.
In an interview with CNBC's On the Money, the host of the new National Geographic Channel show StarTalk based on Tyson's podcast and Sirius XM radio show of the same name described the dynamic implications of scientific discovery.
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TOPICS: Astronomy; Business/Economy; Science; Society
KEYWORDS: bush41; cosmos; districtofcolumbia; elonmusk; falcon9; falconheavy; georgehwbush; jeffbezos; neildegrassetyson; spacecowboys; spacex; washingtoncompost; washingtonpost
It's a heady subject and this article doesn't do it justice. Most intriguing to me is the eclectic range of entrepreneurs and what technology will be born from multi-pronged private endeavors such as this.
Also, I don't think it's going to be a jump from earth to asteroid to mine, but from earth to moon seems the most logical and the next rung in that evolutionary ladder.
Which open up a broad range of 'territorial' problems. Just imagine, the first lunar war.
posted on 05/03/2015 10:43:24 PM PDT
Neil is anything but, prescient.
Anyone could make that guess...
posted on 05/03/2015 10:50:26 PM PDT
(Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
I think hyper-inflation is going to make a lot more of them
posted on 05/03/2015 10:51:49 PM PDT
(Clearly Cruz 2016)
posted on 05/03/2015 10:52:23 PM PDT
NdgT can go kiss my ass. Self-centered conceited sonofabich.
posted on 05/03/2015 10:56:36 PM PDT
by Secret Agent Man
(Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
ZASA (Zimbabwe Aeronautics and Space Administration) didn’t even have to launch.
posted on 05/03/2015 10:58:33 PM PDT
(Darth Obama on 529 plans: I am altering the deal. Pray I don't alter it any further.)
posted on 05/03/2015 10:59:19 PM PDT
(Clearly Cruz 2016)
To: Vendome; Usagi_yo
He’s the Dick Morris of science. Too bad, I was hoping to be that tycoon. LOL
posted on 05/03/2015 11:00:14 PM PDT
(You can help: https://donate.tedcruz.org/c/FBTX0095/)
posted on 05/03/2015 11:11:49 PM PDT
by Mike Darancette
(Barack Obama is not inarguably sane.)
It would take 100 years of mining some really special stuff to offset the cost of the mining.
posted on 05/04/2015 5:02:34 AM PDT
by G Larry
(Obama Hates America, Israel, Capitalism, Freedom, and Christianity.)
To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...
That’s odd — he’s also said that Musk won’t get to Mars, that it takes gubmint to do that.
posted on 05/04/2015 8:40:42 AM PDT
(What do we want? REGIME CHANGE! When do we want it? NOW!)
Space travel will never be profitable. Mining asteroids is ridiculous. We have a planet filled with the same stuff.
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