Growing up as a kid, Peter Diamandis fantasized of being an astronaut and flying in space. He never made that trip, but he’s championing some out of this world ideas including reinventing health care and revolutionizing education, saving the oceans and mining asteroids.
“I think that we're living in a time where there are trillion-dollar opportunities that never existed before.”
Like mining asteroids.
“Some of these asteroids that we're targeting are worth trillions of dollars in fuels in strategic metals” and Diamandis believes the sky’s the limit, “asteroid mining really is effectively a limitless marketplace.”
The world renowned futurist Diamandis, is obsessed with saving the world’s most challenging problems and he’s not doing it all on his own. He’s been able to get the financial backing, advice and support from some of the world’s wealthiest people including Google’s Larry Page and Eric Schmidt, Tesla’s Elon Musk, Tata’s Ratan Tata, Sir Richard Branson and filmmaker JamesRead More »from Peter Diamandis: Mining Asteroids, The XPRIZE and Changing the World