Ten Years Hence Lecture: "The Space Barons and the Commercialization of Space"


Location: Jordan Auditorium, Mendoza College of Business (View on map )

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This is the first of seven lectures in the Ten Years Hence speaker series that will explore Life Beyond Earth.

The Space Barons and the Commercialization of Space is presented by Christian Davenport, staff writer at The Washington Post covering space for the Financial desk.  Davenport is the author of “The Space Barons: Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk and the Quest to Colonize the Cosmos” (2018), producer of “Space: The Private Frontier,” a two-hour documentary that aired on the Discovery and Science Channels, and a producer and co-host of “Space Launch Live,” the networks’ live broadcast of SpaceX’s first crewed mission.

Free and open to students, faculty, staff and the Notre Dame community. No registration is required. Visitors must wear masks in compliance with the University’s COVID-19 guidelines.

Ten Years Hence is sponsored by the O’Brien-Smith Leadership Program. For a listing of all lectures in the Ten Years Hence series visit the Mendoza website.