Space Strategy - Episode 33: Dennis Wingo: The Strategic Importance of the Moon

Related Categories: Energy Security; Military Innovation; Science and Technology; SPACE; NASA; China; Europe; Russia
Related Expert: Peter Garretson

In this episode, Senior Fellow in Defense Studies Peter Garretson interviews Dennis Wingo, CEO of SkyCorp, Inc. and author of Moonrush. They discuss the strategic rationale for space development and industrialization, the strategic importance of the Moon, the grand strategy consequences of failure, and the proper division of labor between government and the private sector. Dennis lays out a vision for Lunar development, and concrete policy steps to mobilize private capital and accelerate Lunar industrial development.

Dennis Wingo:

NDU Towards A Theory of Spacepower (see Chapter 8): 


The Early Path Not Taken:

The Lunar Industrial Facilty: 

Dr. John Lewis' Mining the Sky 

Dr. Paul Spudis The Value of the Moon