The Case for Space: How the Revolution in Spaceflight Opens Up a Future of Limitless Possibility

Book Forum
October 23, 2019 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM EDT

Hayek Auditorium, Cato Institute

Featuring the author Robert Zubrin, Founder and President, The Mars Society; and Berin Szóka, President, TechFreedom; moderated by Chelsea Follett, Policy Analyst, Cato Institute, Managing Editor, HumanProgress.org.

Robert Zubrin tells the amazing true story of how hard-driving entrepreneurial ventures such as SpaceX and Blue Origin have accomplished what was previously thought of only as a capability of major-power governments: space exploration. He contends that private-sector competition will bring down the cost of space launches and in-space technology and shows how those trends are already underway. Zubrin’s book lays out a compelling vision for the future of humanity in space. As space exploration increasingly becomes the domain of private companies and private citizens, humanity may be on the verge of a revolution in spaceflight that could open up a future of limitless possibility. Please join us to hear Zubrin’s presentation and comments by Berin Szóka.

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