UPDATE: GOOD Ideas: Is Space the Next Frontier?
- Hillary Newman wrote in Environment, Space and Exploration
[UPDATE: Check out the complete hangout in the video below]
Welcome to GOOD Ideas, a web series where we talk with people who are doing cool things to make the world a better place. We’ll be updating this post with a live stream of the conversation via Google Hangout, so remember to bookmark this link. We hope you’ll tune in, ask questions in the comment field below, and help us push the conversation forward.
In the Friday, June 28 episode starting at 11:30 AM PST, journalist Maxwell Williams explores our fascination with space and its feasibility as the next frontier. Williams will be joined by Buckminster Fuller Institute president David McConville and Chris Lewicki, president and chief engineer of Planetary Resources.
Carrying on the conversation raised in GOOD Magazine’s Exploration Issue (Summer 2013), our guests will contemplate how, as mankind continues to ravage the planet, we find ourselves increasingly casting our gaze upwards in search of a solution—and, if need be, an escape. Take a look at some of this summer’s movie blockbusters: Elysium, After Earth, Oblivion. Outer space and what that vast expanse may or may not contain has become a recurring theme not only in pop culture, but among artists, social innovators, entrepreneurs, and futurists alike. Could space be the answer we’re looking for?
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