Thank you for sharing this great video.
The case for space.
Isn't it just a shift from government driving technology and space travel to private companies. Yes, its a hard pill to swallow but ultimately won't it provide more funding in the long run and opportunity to american companies...is that not more american i.e. capitalistic?
Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains Why Newt Gingrich Moon Colony Rhetoric is Unrealistic (TL;DR: try getting the stock market to trust a business which involves high risks, high expenses and unknown benefits)the problem with private space exploration, as expressed by mr. Tyson:
Thank you. I have been telling people for quite a while that most discretionary spending (i.e NASA) has a negligible effect on our budget. I think what helped me understand that was 1000pennies on youtube. We have a hard time understanding large numbers, even numbers in the few thousands, so how can we comprehend numbers in the billions/trillions.
It's worth watching the original Daily Show episode where the intro was taken from.
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