SpaceX and the private space industry

SpaceX recently 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.

A chat about SpaceX and the private space industry, original at the Bazaar podcast.

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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

For a deeper dive into space technology, check out my articles.

Hope you enjoyed the chat!