Peter and Dan discuss entrepreneurial commercial space. Why is this happening now? Which companies are the most exciting to watch?
In this episode:
- Peter describes three reasons this is happening now: individuals concentrating massive wealth, the explosion of material sciences, and how the field of artificial intelligence has taken simulation to the next level.
- Peter gives a brief history of the space shuttle programs of the U.S. and Russia and discusses the dematerialization and demonetization of launch vehicles built by entrepreneurs today.
- Peter discusses why asteroids are important in the future of space travel, what his company Planetary Resources is doing to mine these near-Earth asteroids, and why he believes the next Gold Rush is in space.