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Loren Grush

Senior Science Reporter, The Verge

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Loren Grush is a senior science reporter for The Verge, the technology and culture brand from Vox Media, where she specializes in all things space—from distant stars and planets to human space flight and the commercial space race. The daughter of two NASA engineers, she grew up surrounded by space shuttles and rocket scientists—literally. She is also the host of Space Craft, an original online video series that examines what it takes to send people to space. Before joining The Verge, Loren published stories in Popular Science, The New York Times, Nautilus Magazine, Digital Trends, Fox News, and ABC News.

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Business & Innovation

Escape From Earth: The Billionaire Space Race

Crosscut Festival 2022
Thu May 5, 2022 | 11:00am

A new age of space exploration is upon us. The race is on — with billionaires leading the way. But China and Russia are not far behind. New technologies, geopolitical maneuvering and entrepreneurial ambitions make this very different from the space race of the 1960s. WATCH NOW

 

Featuring: Tim Fernholz, Christian Davenport, Loren Grush

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