Who Really Won The Space Race?

(Credit: NASA JPL)

Earlier this month, the billionaire space race began with an embarrassing public spectacle as Richard Branson flew into space in a rocket with the word ‘Virgin’ plastered on it. Not to be out down, Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon, donned a cowboy hat (for reasons unknown), and also flew into space, albeit in an extraordinarily phallic-shaped spacecraft. As if this wasn’t embarrassing enough, in a moment of sheer obliviousness and…

--

--

--

I am a young writer interested in providing the intellectual tools to those in the political trenches so that they may fight their battles well-informed.

Love podcasts or audiobooks? Learn on the go with our new app.

Recommended from Medium

🚀 Spot The Gem Event 🚀

Wally Funk Is Going to Space Aboard Jeff Bezos’s Rocket.

Blue Origin

A quick overview of the institutionalization of peaceful space exploration.

Our Story — The Beginning

Hubble Chain Weekly Report( May 18–24, 2020)

Are we on the verge of making birth possible out of the Earth?

Daily Horoscope: Moon in Libra

Astrology June 18th 2019. Tsunami

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Adam De Salle

Adam De Salle

I am a young writer interested in providing the intellectual tools to those in the political trenches so that they may fight their battles well-informed.

More from Medium

How the Nano Leaf fell into the lab

What Were the Bone Wars?

Want to Transplant from Soil to Hydro? Don’t do it!!!

The “Weed” in Hydroponic: 3 ways to avoid it

Hydroponics weed is tough to deal with for anyone who grows. It takes up valuable growing space, chokes out other plants, and can be very difficult to remove! To avoid pesky weeds in your hydroponic garden, make sure to remove any Hydrophilic flora and treat the system thoroughly if you find out that there are already water-loving plants present.