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The new space age - Four Corners

By Malcolm Davis

The new space age: The race to colonise outer space

"It's not just a boom. It's a frenzy. Suddenly every government department is a space department in one way or another. All industry sectors somehow are dabbling in space...It truly has become a frenzy." Space academic

Sixty years ago, the world watched in wonder at the dawning of the space age. Humankind's first flights into space and the landing on the moon showed the seemingly impossible was achievable.

Now we are on the brink of a new space revolution.

ASPI's Dr Malcolm Davis is interviewed for the ABC's Four Corners special; The new space age.

You can watch the program here: