This week’s guest is James Burk, the Vice President of the Moon Society. As you can imagine, we talked all about … the Moon, especially how we can develop a sustained human presence there. In this context, also check out the Moon Society's upcoming Lunar Development Conference: https://www.moonsociety.org/conferences/2021-ldc/
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1:53 What is the Moon Society
2:39 Lunar Development Conference
3:08 The Moon Society's origin story
5:36 Moon exploration in the 2000s
7:32 Commercial lunar bases
12:27 Vision for lunar bases
16:55 Lunar base financing and economy
21:21 Transport capability to the Moon
24:53 Which lunar missions are most exciting
25:22 The viability of a lunar businesses
28:54 Required lunar infrastructure
30:41 The "new" space race
32:39 Law enforcement on the moon and in space
36:16 The Moon in Sci-Fi
40:11 Lunar base governance
45:12 Other aspects of lunar development
46:20 How to get involved in moon projects