Upload

Loading...

Neil deGrasse Tyson: Bringing Commercial Space Fantasies Back to Earth

109,408

Loading...

Loading...

Loading...

Rating is available when the video has been rented.
This feature is not available right now. Please try again later.
Published on Mar 21, 2012

http://bigthink.com

There is a lot of talk lately about what role the privatization of space might play in our future ambitions of space exploration, and Neil deGrasse Tyson tells Big Think "from where I sit there is a lot of delusional thinking there."

Directed / Produced by
Jonathan Fowler and Elizabeth Rodd

Loading...

  1. 7921

    Michio Kaku: Are We Sitting Ducks for Solar Flares?

  2. 7922

    Daniel Kahneman: The Trouble with Confidence

  3. 7923

    A Renaissance Education via Italian Cinema

  4. 7924

    Michael Gazzaniga: Brains Are Automatic, But People Are Free

  5. 7925

    The Middleman Takes Center Stage

  6. 7926

    Michio Kaku: This Super Camera Captures What is Beyond Human Comprehension

  7. 7927

    James Lawrence Powell: The Curious Case of Richard Muller, Former Climate Change Critic

  8. 7928

    Kadam Morten: Ask a Buddhist: My Boss is Stressing Me Out!

  9. 7929

    John Horgan: The End of War?

  10. 7930

    Bill Nye: How to Talk to an Alien

  11. 7931

    Susan Herman: This Video Might Keep You Out of Jail

  12. 7932

    Rob Martienssen: Duck Weed: the BioFuel Revolution

  13. 7933

    Michio Kaku: How Physics Got Fat (And Why We Need to Sing For Our Supper)

  14. 7934

    Michael Schatz: DNA In the Cloud

  15. 7935

    Henry Rollins: Letter to a Young American (Part 1)

  16. 7936

    Nathan Englander: An Almost Religious Faith in "Process"

  17. 7937

    Bill Nye on Teaching Science Like Comedy

  18. 7938

    Matthew Bowman: Why Many Mormons Are Uncomfortable with Mitt Romney

  19. 7939

    Sonia Arrison: Emerging Life Phases: Adultlescence

  20. Neil deGrasse Tyson: Bringing Commercial Space Fantasies Back to Earth

  21. 7941

    Vijay Govindarajan: What a Poor Man's Innovation Can Teach a Rich Country

  22. 7942

    Michael Ellsberg: How To Make Better Eye Contact

  23. 7943

    Michio Kaku: A Black Hole in Our Own Backyard?

  24. 7944

    Baratunde Thurston: Being the Black Friend

  25. 7945

    Bill Nye: The City of the Future

  26. 7946

    Andre Dubus III: A History of Violence

  27. 7947

    David Bellos: Linguistic Diversity IS Language

  28. 7948

    David Rothkopf: On Wealth Distribution

  29. 7949

    Culture at 30,000 Feet Above Ground

  30. 7950

    Michio Kaku: Tweaking Moore's Law and the Computers of the Post-Silicon Era

  31. 7951

    Henry Rollins' Letter to a Young American (Part 2)

  32. 7952

    Charles Duhigg: Creatures of Habit

  33. 7953

    Clay Christensen's Advice for Jamie Dimon

  34. 7954

    Rebecca MacKinnon: Know Your Digital Rights

  35. 7955

    Naomi Klein: Are markets taking on traditional government functions?

  36. 7956

    Christie Hefner on Management vs. Leadership

  37. 7957

    Christie Hefner on Playboy's Next Online Play

  38. 7958

    Christie Hefner on Business Lessons From Dad

  39. 7959

    The Necessity of Economic Stimulus

  40. 7960

    Stephan Jenkins on Becoming a Musician

  41. 7961

    Donald Rubin on the Rubin Museum of Art

  42. 7962

    Donald Rubin on Buddhist Scholarship

  43. 7963

    Donald Rubin on Philanthropy

  44. 7964

    What does service mean to you?

  45. 7965

    Tyler Brûlé Describes the Value of Retail to Media

  46. 7966

    Ronen Bergman on Israel's Begin Doctrine

  47. 7967

    Ronen Bergman on the Terms of Israeli Politics

  48. 7968

    Ronen Bergman on the Power Structure in Iran

  49. 7969

    Ronen Bergman on the Legacy of Khomeini

  50. 7970

    Finding a Non-Moralistic Solution

  51. 7971

    How do you contribute?

  52. 7972

    Steven Pinker On Reason

  53. 7973

    Where are we?

  54. 7974

    Why is Language Veiled?

  55. 7975

    Katrina vanden Heuvel on How Geography Influences Politics

  56. 7976

    Steven Pinker on Human Nature

  57. 7977

    Understanding Steven Pinker

  58. 7978

    Steven Pinker on Language

  59. 7979

    Jonathan Franzen on Midwestern Values

  60. 7980

    Seeing JFK in Obama

  61. 7981

    Regulating Auction Houses

  62. 7982

    Paul Krugman on Celebrity Life

  63. 7983

    Paul Krugman on Education

  64. 7984

    Paul Krugman on the Virtues of Selfishness

  65. 7985

    Paul Krugman on What's Changed in America

  66. 7986

    Paul Krugman on Government Handouts

  67. 7987

    Paul Krugman on What Shaped America

  68. 7988

    Paul Krugman on International Trade

  69. 7989

    What inspires you?

  70. 7990

    Historical Context of the Crash

  71. 7991

    Michael Lewis on the Late 1990s Tech Boom--and Bust

  72. 7992

    Jon Corzine's Grassroots Solution to the Economic Crisis

  73. 7993

    Stephan Jenkins on the Business of Music

  74. 7994

    Jon Corzine on Recovering From Tragedy

  75. 7995

    Stephan Jenkins on the 90s

  76. 7996

    Stephan Jenkins on Music and Politics

  77. 7997

    The Role of Dance in Society

  78. 7998

    Stephan Jenkins on Music and Technology

  79. 7999

    Unique Choreography

  80. 8000

    Paul Krugman on the Bailout for the Big Three

  81. 8001

    Paul Krugman on Revamping the Credit Markets

  82. 8002

    Paul Krugman on Gordon Gekko

  83. 8003

    Paul Krugman on Spending

  84. 8004

    The Impact of the Obama Administration on the Science and Media

  85. 8005

    Bob Guccione, Jr.'s Media Predictions

  86. 8006

    Bob Guccione's Advice to Rolling Stone

  87. 8007

    Reviving a Classic Art Form

  88. 8008

    Quest for the Perfect Ballet

  89. 8009

    The Midwestern Writer

  90. 8010

    What was your experience of China?

  91. 8011

    Which writers inform your work?

  92. 8012

    Jonathan Franzen on Underappreciated Books

  93. 8013

    Jonathan Franzen's Desert Island Reading

  94. 8014

    How do you write?

  95. 8015

    Jonathan Franzen: Why do you find ignorance interesting?

  96. 8016

    Jonathan Franzen: What accounts for China's disregard of nature?

  97. 8017

    Jonathan Franzen Reads

  98. 8018

    Jonathan Franzen on Memory and Memoir

  99. 8019

    Katrina vanden Heuvel on Universal Healthcare

Advertisement
to add this to Watch Later

Add to