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Why Space Travel is a Colonial Crisis

With Earth’s natural resources diminishing at a rapid rate, many tech giants are dubbing space as our salvation. Billionaires like Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk are pumping out extravagant technologies intended to establish human life on space bodies with unlimited resources. But what’s wrong with these aspirations? And what does having billionaires at the fore of these conversations say about our space goals?

Featuring:

Damien Williams – PhD Researcher in the Department of Science, Tech and Society at Virginia Tech.

Amy Thomas – Researcher in the Indigenous Land and Justice Research Hub at the University of Technology Sydney.

Full transcript of the episode available here: https://bit.ly/326FHpU

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