What impelled a mid-career Princeton physicist to propose that perhaps civilization could better be served in a space settlement? Why did this idea capture the minds of thousands from the 1970s to the present time? Don’t miss this informative space forum as Emily sets out to discuss Dr. Gerard K. O’Neill’s early career, interest in spaceflight and ultimately space settlements, and how his vision inspired one of the biggest grassroots movements in the space community. Emily will also touch on O’Neill’s career as a satellite entrepreneur and his work as a writer.
Also be sure to read Emily’s article “Gerard K. O’Neill: A Heroic Life” in the latest issue of Ad Astra magazine.