Podcast: 2045: Moon Bases, Power Satellites, Reusable Transportation System, a Multi-trillion Dollar Space Economy & Space Diplomacy

Peter Garretson interviews MVA Vice President, John Mankins. They discuss John’s ambitious prediction for 2045, and what steps the United States must take to keep pace with global competition–both technically and diplomatically. John explains the value of the Moon, the possibility and desirability of Space-Based Solar Power satellites, the proliferation of reusable space transportation, and emerging roles for the Space Force. John outlines the state of international competition and potential Space Policy Directives to keep the US on track.