A long talk Nathan Koren gave at Hub Westminster in the Truth and Beauty event series. Nathan gives a history of the technical aspects of space travel, a grounding in Rocket Science, and all-importantly, places our problems getting organized for space flight in a cultural, philosophical and political context - exciting stuff you won't see anywhere else. Enjoy!
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Everything you always wanted to know about Rocket Science, but were afraid to ask