SpaceX and the private space industry


In 2020, SpaceX launched two NASA astronauts to the International Space Station, marking the first time a private company has sent humans to space! I was invited to talk about SpaceX and the commercialization of the space industry at the Bazaar podcast.

Topics discussed include:

  • 00:35 – Why was SpaceX’s launch of NASA astronauts to the International Space Station important?

  • 03:44 – How did SpaceX disrupt the space industry?

  • 06:14 – What role has NASA played in getting SpaceX to where it is today?

  • 08:06 – Why haven’t we put a human on Mars already?

  • 10:23 – How has SpaceX gotten people excited about space exploration again?

  • 12:20 – Business opportunities in space

  • 14:36 – Other private players in the space industry

  • 17:52 – Elon Musk’s vision

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