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Worst Space Billionaire Plot? Offworld episode 4: Moonraker (1979)

Worst Space Billionaire Plot? Offworld episode 4: Moonraker (1979)
Space-minded billionaires like Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos are in the news today, but one of the first space billionaires appeared in the 1979 James Bond film Moonraker. Ariel is joined by author Bonnie Burton and science correspondent Emily Calandrelli to talk about pop culture’s stylized take on space travel in the late 70s, in the wake of Star Wars and the dawn of NASA’s Shuttle program.

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Shot by Gunther Kirsch

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Tested is:
Adam Savage
Norman Chan
Simone Giertz
Joey Fameli
Kishore Hari
Sean Charlesworth
Jeremy Williams
Ariel Waldman
Gunther Kirsch
Ryan Kiser

Intro bumper by Abe Dieckman
Set design by Danica Johnson

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