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Earth is not enough

Earth is not enough

Fifty years on from Neil Armstrong’s moonwalk, we investigate how billionaires are racing to become the first to settle on the moon. They are convinced that humans will soon be a multi-planetary species, with a permanent settlement in outer space within five years. Is this the ultimate ego trip? Is it realistic? We find out all the answers. In this new eight-part series, the Sunday Times' technology correspondent Danny Fortson tells the story of the valley through portraits of key players through its short history.  DIVE DEEPER - Longform interviews on Danny's sister podcast, Danny In The Valley - Read Danny's longform commentary on the series at thetimes.co.uk Produced by Cheeka Eyers at Rethink Audio for Wireless Studios and The Sunday Times. Matt Hall is the executive producer for Wireless Studios.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration: 29 min

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