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Jan 5, 2017

Jeff Bezos tweets his vote of support for constructing a ‘superhighway in space’

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What should Donald Trump have NASA do? Today Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos voiced his support for the idea that the space agency should help build a “highway in the sky” analogous to the interstate highway system that President Dwight Eisenhower ramped up in the 1950s.

The backing came in the form of an eight-word tweet, accompanied by a link to an article by Howard Bloom appearing in Salon (and as a guest blog posting on Scientific American’s website as well).

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  • DougSpace on January 12, 2017 8:31 pm

    I propose a low-cost, near-term transportation infrastructure which I call META (Most Efficient Transportation Architecture). It is described at http://www.lunarcots.com/meta/meta.htm (in development)