Tag: space

Space: The Final Business Frontier

Space: The Final Business Frontier

T-minus 10, nine, eight, seven, six, five, four, three, two, one– The space race isn’t just global superpowers duking it out for bragging rights and technological supremacy anymore. Private companies, lots of them, are rushing to commercialize not just the final frontier, but the act of getting there. I am a sports guy, this is …

How Much Would it Cost to Live on the Moon?

How Much Would it Cost to Live on the Moon?

Moon colonization is something that humans have dreamt about for centuries, and it’s entirely possible, it’s just a matter of cost. Bringing both humans and supplies the 234,000 miles (377,000 km) to the lunar surface costs an enormous amount of money and it’s difficult to justify the cost to taxpayers. So how much would it …

Where Do Your Tax Dollars Go?

Politicians have their own ideals and plans for how America should be run. And it may not sound like they’re talking about money when they are campaigning, but the whole Democrat versus Republican thing is really about where American tax dollars should be going. So, before you dive in on either side, it might be …

Elon Musk’s Basic Economics

Elon Musk’s Basic Economics

This video was made possible by Hover. Buy your domain before its gone for 10% off by going to hover.com/Wendover. Imagine a $2,000 car… or a $100 laptop… or a $70 iPhone… or imagine any product ten times cheaper than it was. Imagine the fundamental market change that would bring. Imagine the amount of demand …

Giant Leap: The New Business of Space

Giant Leap: The New Business of Space

“Liftoff. We have a liftoff.” “It’s interesting to talk about, really where is there money to be made in space?” “This is not the internet where you build up a huge user base, and then you figure out how to monetize them later.” “There’s a subset of the community not named SpaceX, not named Blue …

How Much Money Could We Sell The Earth For?

How Much Money Could We Sell The Earth For?

Hey there! Welc-c-c-c Hologram: “President Blocko, this is General Gorp from Planet 55MFB. We want to buy your planet for all it’s materials…and also maybe turn it into a giant petting zoo. We will provide your people with another planet to live on… but we want Earth. It has to be earth. Give us your …

Gateway Business Plan Video

Gateway Business Plan Video

To build the Gateway Spaceport in low-earth orbit we first need to first create a rigid framework, a structure. Before we can build any structure in the space there must be a financial structure down here to grow from. My name is John Blincow I’m President of the Gateway Foundation. Today we will discuss our …