Books by Ashlee Vance

When the Heavens Went On Sale

The Misfits and Geniuses Racing to Put Space Within Reach

Ecco Books 2023

Enough. The hang-out hangover moves to Texas on page 401, Ukrainian Rich Dude Max Polyakov, Firefly Aerospace, and Firefly's once-and-later-no-longer-CEO Tom Markuskic (CTO after July 2022)

me: Looks can be deceiving. $200M looks can be very deceiving, especially if the $200M isn't audited.

me: Sincerity is the most important thing. If you can fake that, you've got it made. I want to see verification by a difficult-to-charm third party skeptic. Most importantly, sharing/selling Ukrainian technology to a US startup (especially if the sales are between Polyakov's pockets) does nothing to prevent selling the same secrets to "the United States' major enemies."

The US government did clamp down, and wasn't very open about it. For good reason; revealing the particular ideas being suppressed will highlight them for those unspecified "major enemies".

Elon Musk

Tesla, SpaceX, and the quest for a fantastic future

Ecco Books 2015

BVTN lib not read yet

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