Is Commercial Space Travel Damaging Our Planet?

Is Commercial Space Travel Damaging Our Planet?

I recently came across this video on YouTube. The vlogger highlights some interesting facts and statistics about space travel. He talks about how space travel was once used for the betterment of man, but now is becoming a way for billionaires to impress their buddies. While spaceflights are few and far between, each one has some negative effects on the planet. Over time, increasing the number of launches and tourism may have a serious effect on our planet’s atmosphere. It’s an interesting topic. You can see the full video HERE.

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avatar KALE: A geek who works in the IT Security field and lives in Dallas, TX. He is also a music geek who has played in several local bands. Previous to his IT career, Kale worked as a photojournalist. He brings technical advice and artistic counterpoint to the podcast.