Prince William Blasts Tech Billionaires For Escalating Space Race

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Prince William thinks the world’s wealthiest men should focus on trying to repair our planet instead of attempting to one-up each other in a race to reach the stars.

“We need some of the world’s greatest brains and minds fixed on trying to repair this planet, not trying to find the next place to go and live,” he said in a Wednesday interview at Kensington Palace. 

The prince believes that their efforts should instead be focused on tackling climate change. 

“I want the things that I’ve enjoyed – the outdoor life, nature, the environment – I want that to be there for my children, and not just my children but everyone else’s children. If we’re not careful we’re robbing from our children’s future through what we do now,” William commented.

“And I think that’s not fair. I want to use my little bit of influence… to highlight incredible people doing incredible things and will genuinely help fix some of these problems,” he continued.

Prince William’s remarks came hours after Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos shot “Star Trek” star William Shatner, 90, into space on his Blue Origin rocket, making Captain Kirk the oldest person to ever get past the stratosphere.  

Bezos’ recent flight is the latest escalation between Elon Musk’s SpaceX and Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic fight to eclipse each other in space achievements. 

SpaceX was the first private company to send humans into orbit and astronauts to the International Space Station in May 2020, then became the first to launch with an all private crew this September.  

Meanwhile, Branson pushed up Virgin Galactic’s summer launch date, so the company could be the first to launch a civilian into space, after Bezos announced he would be blasting off himself in his phallically shaped New Shepard rocket on July 20th. Branson pettily moved his flight earlier to July 11th, and became the first billionaire to make it out of Earth’s atmosphere.  

When asked if he wanted to join the more than 50-mile-high club, Prince William replied that he’s happy to remain firmly on the ground.

“I have absolutely no interest in going that high,” said the former Royal Air Force helicopter pilot.  “I´ve been up to 65,000 feet once in a plane, that was truly terrifying, That´s high enough.”

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1 year ago

Geez, I didn’t realize this guy was one of those climate idiots. The climate cult is a bigger threat to the world than Covid.

clara barton
clara barton
1 year ago
Reply to  speedle

And the Climate Change Hoax! It’s all false!!!
It’s all a set up for power over us commoners, while the investors make money from crazy product sales and defaulting on government loans.
Gee, it’s autumn and I felt a chill in the air! Oh no!! We’re back to global cooling!!

roberto zanella
roberto zanella
1 year ago

Well. He is not stupid as his dad Charles, fan of World Economic Forum of Klaus Schwab. About the Agenda 2030. But also him want the Great Reset post pandemic?