A Remarkable Resemblance: Outer Space and Virtual Space

The Space industry bears a remarkable resemblance to an industry that enriched most Space entrepreneurs: the Internet, another space that’s virtually out of this world. A generation ago, few people imagined that the “brick and mortar” world of retail would be rocked by an online bookstore named after a river, or that people would trust their money to flow through a place called PayPal, or that computer geeks would become billionaire celebrities while still in their twenties.

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SpaceX: When Something is too Important Not to Try

“Elon Musk… built an industrial empire from the stuff of little boy dreams: fast cars and rocket ships. Musk is an idealist who told us he had to start his company so that man could colonize Mars and save the Earth. His sister says it’s like her brother traveled into the future and came back to tell us all about it.” CBS News

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