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Space Café Radio – on tour in London – with Neil deGrasse Tyson

Neil deGrasse Tyson. Photo credit: AMNH, Photo by Roderick Mickens

In this Space Café Radio – SpaceWatch.Global Editor in Chief and Space Café Italy host Dr. Emma Gatti spoke with American astrophysicist, author and space communication legend Neil deGrasse Tyson.

Emma met Neil during the 4th Secure World Foundation Summit for Space Sustainability, held in London on the 22nd and 23rd of June 2022, just before of the launch of his new book Starry Messenger: Cosmic Perspectives on Civilization.  Together, they discussed his vision, his hopes for the future of humanity in Space, and about letting Kubrick down. Here are some highlights of this captivating dialogue with one of the major representatives of the space community:

0:00 Space Café Radio – on tour in London – Neil deGrass Tyson

1:53 Has Space become too mainstream?

3:38 Are planets are sanctuaries or large-scale quarries?

5:20 Private property in Space and an update on the Space Treaty

7:11 Starry Messenger: Cosmic Perspectives on Civilization

11:13 Space Communication at a crossroad

13:00 Keep looking up!

13:32 Shepherds of our own kind

Space Café Radio brings you talks, interviews and reports from the team of SpaceWatchers while out on the road. Each episode has a specific topic, unique content and a personal touch. Enjoy the show and let us know your thoughts at [email protected]!



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