Space Strategy - Episode 7: 2045: Moon Bases, Power Satellites, Reusable Transporation System, a Multi-trillion Dollar Space Economy & Space Diplomacy

Related Categories: Science and Technology; SPACE; NASA
Related Expert: Peter Garretson

In this episode, Senior Fellow Peter Garretson interviews John Mankins. They discuss John's ambitious prediction for 2045, and what steps the United States must take to keep pace with global competition--both technically and diplomatically. John explains the value of the Moon, the possibility and desirability of Space-Based Solar Power satellites, the proliferation of reusable space transportation, and emerging roles for the Space Force. John outlines the state of international competition and potential Space Policy Directives to keep the US on track.

John Mankins

Space Solar Power

John's Book: The Case for Space Solar Power

ESA 2025 Vision

Moon Village Association

National Space Society Development & Settlement Vision

Global Lunar Space Exploration (GLEX)

John's companies: Solar Space Technologies

Artemis innovation:

Kepler Space Institute: