On October 4, 1957, the Soviets opened the door to space with the successful launch of the world's first satellite, Sputnik. 44 years later, the Russian Space Agency began taking tourists into space. In 2008, Space X successfully launched the first private rocket. And in 2020, China will begin construction on their lunar base.

Our extra-terrestrial ambitions are quickly materializing. As human interests in space move from science fiction to reality, how can governments be proactive? How do we share responsibility and ownership for space mining? What happens to the things we launch into orbit? And how do we prevent our bad habits from bleeding into space? For this LightBulb Chat we will be discussing sustainability in space.

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