A metal asteroid worth $10,000 quadrillion, hurtling through space, makes construction of a massive orbital space station substantially cheaper. At least one company is already pitching a plan for a Von Braun Gateway Station housing some 1,500 people in orbit. The resources on the single asteroid, 16 Psyche, is not only enough to build the station, but to wipe out the U.S. national debt thousands of times over.
Four satellite launches into the Space Race, and the score—in terms of pounds put into orbit—is Communism, 1300; Capitalism, 33. And the humiliations keep on coming.
In a New York Times column, Clemson philosophy professor Todd May asks readers to consider if the world would be a better place without you. He can’t find a clear answer on the question, “Would Human Extinction be a Tragedy?” Bill Whittle Now offers a little help. You can be one of the surviving humans […]
Elon Musk’s SpaceX unveils plan to send a Japanese billionaire — and a dozen artists — ’round the moon and back. Bill Whittle, Stephen Green and Scott Ott consider the impact of private space tourism on this Right Angle. To become a citizen producer of this kind of content: https://billwhittlecom.wpengine.com/register Join the discussion in our […]