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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