The Future of Geography: How Power and Politics in Space will change Our World
Finishes at: Thursday 02 November 7:00 PM
Weaponised satellites. Drilling for rare metals on the Moon. Landing people on Mars within the next decade. No – this is not science fiction; it’s astropolitics and what happens in space in the next few years will revolutionise our own life on Earth. The new frontier of space is a wild and lawless place yet it is already central to our communication, military strategy and international relations. Now, it is the latest arena for human exploration, exploitation – and, possibly, conquest. China, the USA and Russia lead the way and the next fifty years will see a drastic change in global politics.
Tim Marshall is the UK’s most popular writer on geopolitics. This gripping book, written with his familiar insight and wit, shows that politics and geography are as important ‘out there’ as ‘down here’. Space is here. And now.
Essential reading for the future of humanity.
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