Students For Liberty invites you to join us on Wednesday, February 10, 2021, at 3PM EST, for the first event of our Instagram Live series on the theme of free markets and innovation.
Titled ‘SpaceX & Investment in the Stars,’ this event will feature Prof. Alexander Salter, an economics professor with Rawls College at Texas Tech University. He is also the Comparative Economics Research Fellow at TTU’s Free Market Institute. Prof. Salter will be interviewed by Russell Coates, our Content Marketing Specialist.
This event will focus on the increasing private sector involvement in the space industry that we have seen in recent years, as well as what role free market innovation could play in the industry’s future potential. Recent developments such as the rise of SpaceX, the aerospace manufacturing company founded by Elon Musk, point to the growing significance of private sector investment in space exploration.
However, despite having been put on the map by major business tycoons such as Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and Richard Branson, the space industry has since attracted the attention of many smaller companies. As a lucrative new frontier, the private sector space industry no longer represents a playground for billionaires but a world of opportunity for startups to make waves. Indeed, by 2040, it is estimated that the space industry could be worth up to $1 trillion.
Prof. Alexander Salter is a leading expert on private sector involvement in the aerospace industry. He has written extensively on the subject of free markets and space, with over 150 articles published, including a series of columns on National Review. Prof. Salter is also a senior contributor at Young Voices and a Sound Money Project senior fellow at the American Institute for Economic Research.
To hear Prof. Alexander Salter’s insights on the role of private sector investment and innovation in aerospace in the era of SpaceX, make sure to tune in for his interview.
Be sure to follow us on Instagram so that you’ll be notified when we go live this Wednesday, February 10, 2021, at 3 PM EST!
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