#178: The Space Race - Part Three | The New Space Race

English Learning for Curious Minds

22-07-2021 • 19 minutos

In 2019, former Vice President Mike Pence said "Make no mistake about it - we're in a space race today".

Discover who the key players are, why there is a renewed interest in going to space, why it is now cheaper than ever before, and what the future of space exploration might look like.

  • Enthusiasm for space post moon landing
  • What was the next step in the first space race?
  • Mike Pence's view on the new space race
  • US, Russia and China
  • The emergence of private space companies
  • Why has going to space become cheaper?
  • Space mining: what is it, and how does it work?
  • Space junk?
  • The benefits of space exploration for life on Earth
  • Privacy and space
  • The laws of space
  • Reasons to be excited about a new space race
  • Differences between the new and the old space race

Full transcript, subtitles and key vocabulary available on the website: https://www.leonardoenglish.com/podcasts/space-race-3


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