Aug 4: What does a new space age mean for the environment?


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The environmental impacts of space tourism
Who has the greener rocket, Jeff Bezos or Sir Richard Branston? Or is it Elon Musk’s Space X?! From the rocket fuel to the emissions to the material waste, we ask what the rise of space tourism means for climate change and the environment here on Planet Earth. With astrophysicist Dr. Parshati Patel (University of Western) & atmospheric scientist Dr. Eloise Marais (University College London).
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