The Geopolitics of Space Colonization

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A new Space Race has begun, and as governments and corporations begin seeking to develop space, the future political landscape will be impacted by asteroids, moons, and planets we settle and what industries and commerce drive that expansion. In this two-part collaboration with WhatIfAltHist we will explore those driving forces and motives for modern nations to expand themselves off Earth.
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The Geopolitics of Space Colonization
Science & Futurism with Isaac Arthur
Episode 299a, July 10, 2021

Produced, Written, and Narrated by Isaac Arthur & Rudyard Lynch

Bryan Versteeg
Fishy Tree
Jeremy Jozwik
Ken York
Kris Holland (Mafic Studios)
Legiontech Studios

Cover Art:
Jakub Grygier

Music by Stellardrone:


This channel focuses on exploring concepts in science with an emphasis on futurism and space exploration, along with a healthy dose of science fiction. While we explore many concepts and technologies that are far beyond us now, we try to keep everything inside the bounds of known science or major theories.