The Resource The space barons : Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the Quest to Colonize the Cosmos., Christian Davenport, (downloadable audiobook)

The space barons : Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the Quest to Colonize the Cosmos., Christian Davenport, (downloadable audiobook)

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The space barons : Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the Quest to Colonize the Cosmos.
Title
The space barons
Title remainder
Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the Quest to Colonize the Cosmos.
Statement of responsibility
Christian Davenport
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Language
eng
Summary
The historic quest to rekindle the human exploration and colonization of space led by two rivals and their vast fortunes, egos, and visions of space as the next entrepreneurial frontierThe Space Barons is the story of a group of billionaire entrepreneurs who are pouring their fortunes into the epic resurrection of the American space program. Nearly a half-century after Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, these Space Barons-most notably Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos, along with Richard Branson and Paul Allen-are using Silicon Valley-style innovation to dramatically lower the cost of space travel, and send humans even further than NASA has gone. These entrepreneurs have founded some of the biggest brands in the world-Amazon, Microsoft, Virgin, Tesla, PayPal-and upended industry after industry. Now they are pursuing the biggest disruption of all: space.Based on years of reporting and exclusive interviews with all four billionaires, this authoritative account is a dramatic tale of risk and high adventure, the birth of a new Space Age, fueled by some of the world's richest men as they struggle to end governments' monopoly on the cosmos. The Space Barons is also a story of rivalry-hard-charging startups warring with established contractors, and the personal clashes of the leaders of this new space movement, particularly Musk and Bezos, as they aim for the moon and Mars and beyond
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technical information on music
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TEFOD
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Davenport, Christian
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Narrator: Will Collyer
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  • Collyer, Will
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  • Nonfiction
  • Biography & Autobiography
  • Business
  • Technology
Target audience
adult
Label
The space barons : Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the Quest to Colonize the Cosmos., Christian Davenport, (downloadable audiobook)
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http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100337&titleID=3758540
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Unabridged
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digital storage
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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stereophonic
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spoken word
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unknown
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Unabridged.
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1 sound file
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  • online
  • electronic
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not applicable
Isbn
9781549198038
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(sound recording)
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  • audio
  • computer
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  • rdamedia
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digital
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sound
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digital recording
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  • Requires OverDrive app 3.0 (Windows) / 1.0 (Mac) / 1.0 (Windows Mobile)
  • Format: OverDrive Listen
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
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Label
The space barons : Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the Quest to Colonize the Cosmos., Christian Davenport, (downloadable audiobook)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100337&titleID=3758540
Publication
Note
Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm00003563bd56-603e-441d-8704-8df1ca948ffc
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 sound file
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781549198038
Isbn Type
(sound recording)
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
Stock number
3563BD56-603E-441D-8704-8DF1CA948FFC
System details
  • Requires OverDrive app 3.0 (Windows) / 1.0 (Mac) / 1.0 (Windows Mobile)
  • Format: OverDrive Listen
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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