Thomas Walker-Werth

Thomas Walker-Werth

Thomas is a fellow and editor at Objective Standard Institute and an assistant editor at The Objective Standard. He works as an urban planning consultant, holds a master’s degree from Oxford Brookes University, and has done research for the Adam Smith Institute.

Thank You to the Heroes of Space Tourism

2021 has been a breakthrough year for space tourism. Although many rightly celebrate these impressive achievements, a large number of people in the press and on social media have criticized them, claiming the money spent on these missions would be better spent fighting poverty or climate change. These detractors make several major errors.

Jeff Bezos Blue Origin rocket

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