About This Event
On September 15, Elon Musk’s SpaceX makes history as the world’s first mission to send an all-civilian crew into space. The launch marks both a tremendous technological advancement and the first indication of an entirely new industry. As billionaires and corporations invest record levels of political and economic capital, what challenges will the US government and private industries face in the beckoning commercial space age? How will the burgeoning economy of private space exploration change the world around us?
This event coincidences with the planned launch date of Inspiration4, a SpaceX Crew Dragon mission to low earth orbit, and features pre-recorded interviews with the astronauts.