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Rocket billionaires : Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the new space race / by Tim Fernholz

By: Fernholz, Tim.
Publisher: Boston, M.A. : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2018Description: xviii, 281 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781328662231.Subject(s): Entrepreneurs | Innovation | Biographies
Contents:
Adventure capitalism -- The rocket-industrial complex -- The rocket monopoly -- The internet guy -- Friday afternoon space club -- The tyranny of the rocket -- Never a straight answer -- A method of reaching extreme altitudes -- Test as we fly -- Change versus more of the same -- Capture the flag -- Space race 2.0 -- Reduce, reuse, recycle -- Pushing the envelope -- Rocket billionaires -- Beyond earth orbit -- A spacefaring civilization.
Summary: Tells the story of the new race to explore space by entrepreneurial billionaires, including Richard Branson, Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos. Captures the history and future of an industry in the midst of disruption.
Item type Home library Call number Status Date due Item reserves
Book Book Australia
200.7 FER 2018 (Browse shelf) Available
Book Book New Zealand
200.7 ROC (Browse shelf) Available
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Adventure capitalism -- The rocket-industrial complex -- The rocket monopoly -- The internet guy -- Friday afternoon space club -- The tyranny of the rocket -- Never a straight answer -- A method of reaching extreme altitudes -- Test as we fly -- Change versus more of the same -- Capture the flag -- Space race 2.0 -- Reduce, reuse, recycle -- Pushing the envelope -- Rocket billionaires -- Beyond earth orbit -- A spacefaring civilization.

Tells the story of the new race to explore space by entrepreneurial billionaires, including Richard Branson, Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos. Captures the history and future of an industry in the midst of disruption.

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