Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos, Virgin’s Richard Branson and SpaceX founder Elon Musk have recently ventured into space tourism competitively.
Prince William criticized space tourism this week, saying innovators should be focused on saving Earth, not looking for a new planet to live in.
“We need some of the greatest minds and minds in the world who are trying to repair this planet, not just trying to go and find the next place to live,” William told the BBC in an interview broadcast on Thursday. Huh.” “I think it’s finally sold for me – it’s really important enough to focus on [planet] Instead of going in and out of space to try and think about solutions for the future.”
He said he is also concerned about the carbon cost of space flights.
William Shatner shares deep words after successful Blue Origin flight: ‘I hope I never recover’
The Duke of Cambridge talks “Star Trek” actor William Shatner on Wednesday became the oldest person to go to space aboard Jeff Bezos’s Blue Origin rocket.
Bezos, Virgin’s Richard Branson and SpaceX founder Elon Musk have recently ventured into space tourism competitively, and Musk often talks about the importance of making mankind “interplanetary,” especially if Earth becomes uninhabitable. Is.
The prince will also give a £1 million grant to innovators working to solve climate change through his inaugural Earthshot Prize on Sunday.
Williams’ father, Prince Charles, has also been a longtime climate change activist and supporter of William said It would be an “absolute disaster” if his son Prince George, 8, was still having the same conversation about climate change “as in 30 years’ time, still saying the same thing, because by then we may be too late.” Will be over.”