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Can Capitalism Send Us to the Stars?

Stephen Maurer, Adj. Em. Prof. of Public Policy | February 2, 2010

When Apollo capsules returning from the Moon hit the atmosphere they radiated more power than the City of Los Angeles.  Think about that. Think how much energy it took to send that tiny capsule into space in the first place.  Jules Verne wrote stories about firing men into space using cannons.  And that is more or less how all modern … Continue reading »