Most important value of spaceflight is: inspiration


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Space's main selling points are, in his view, inspiration, plain utility as in gps satellites, economic value as in return on your invested dollar or euro. We also discuss differences between ESA's and NASA's pr and what companies like SpaceX add to the mix.


Michel van Baal

SpaceX's Starship tests in South Texas

Video feed of same: live 'Starship Cam'

Event Horizon Telescope Project, to be discussed in Space Cowboys 18, three weeks from now.


None this time, sorry!


Space Cowboys is made by Tyse Roes ( and Herbert Blankesteijn ( in collaboration with BNR Nieuwsradio in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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