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This Startup Wants to Make Everything You Buy Cheaper

Meet the Entrepreneurs Disrupting Industries and Changing the World

Why the U.S. Government Treated Satellites and Machine Guns as the Same for 15 Years

Who Owns the Moon?

Throughout history, different organizations, governments, and even individuals have attempted to establish rules for, and ownership of, outer space.

How Do We Respond to Crimes in Space?

Can This Startup Give Everyone Access to the Moon?

What a Controversial Asteroid Mission Tells Us About U.S. Space Policy


Why Don’t We Believe Extreme Weather Forecasts?

Why This Startup Believes 3D Printing in Space Will Be a Game Changer

Where Did the Commercial Space Sector Come From?

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Superhuman is a Freethink original series about the amazing advances in medical innovation that are making the present look more like a sci-fi depiction of the future. Join us as we meet the engineers, entrepreneurs, doctors and patients who are giving people a new lease on life today, while building our superhuman future of tomorrow.
In July of 2011, the U.S. suspended its decades-long Space Shuttle program, officially ending an era of space exploration that began over half a century ago. Some have mourned its passing as a sign of the times – as evidence that we could no longer dare to dream. But unbeknownst to many, a new era of private space exploration has already begun... and it’s firing on all cylinders. The New Space Race is the story of a 21st-century revolution.
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