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Tim Fernholz

Senior Reporter, Quartz

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Tim Fernholz is a virtual guest at the 2022 Crosscut Festival. Fernholz is a senior reporter at Quartz, where he covers space, the economy and geopolitics. He is the author of Rocket Billionaires: Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and the New Space Race. He lives in Oakland, California, with his wife, son and dog. 

When: 11am, Thursday, May 5. 

Where: Virtual. RSVP for this free event now.

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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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