EP82 🚀 Anousheh Ansari – Space Entrepreneur, XPRIZE, and the Future of Exponential Technologies
In this episode, join Anousheh Ansari, a space entrepreneur and the first Iranian, self-funded woman to fly to the International Space Station, as she discusses her journey in the space industry, the future of exponential technologies, and her involvement in the XPRIZE.
🔹 The role of exponential technologies in the future of humanity
🔹 The story of the XPRIZE and its impact on private space exploration
🔹 The importance of responsibility, collaboration, skepticism, and optimism in the development of powerful technologies
🔹 The role of education in instilling critical thinking and problem-solving skills
🔹 The need for a shift in values from financial growth to knowledge growth
3 memorable moments to share:
➡️ "When we dream big, we have a big journey ahead. It doesn't matter if we reach the destination, it's about the journey, what we learn and who we become."
➡️ "We should approach new technology with a combination of skepticism and optimism, making sure we understand its ramifications while harnessing its potential."
➡️ "Education should equip students with tools to solve problems, rather than viewing them as obstacles."
Sources and links:
🔹 Anousheh Ansari: https://www.linkedin.com/in/anousheh-ansari-877178/
🔹 XPRIZE: https://www.xprize.org/
🔹 XPRIZE Connect: https://www.xprize.org/prizes/connect
🔹 The Little Prince: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/157993.The_Little_Prince
🔹 Curated Spotify playlist for future space travelers: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/47P7oLrueWMvhYGxcerIw6?si=d59f343aef5341b4
Host: Markus Mooslechner
Guest: Anousheh Ansari
Published by: Torsten Kriening
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