English Learning for Curious Minds

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Summary

We humans do a pretty good job of dividing up ownership of the world.

But what about beyond that? Who owns space? Who decides who owns that, and why does it matter?

It's time for the final part of our 3-part mini-series on "Who Owns The Sea, Sky, and Space?"

Full transcript, key vocabulary, and bonus episodes available on www.leonardoenglish.com

Show Notes

Part 3 of the 3-part series on "Who owns the sea, sky, and space?"

We humans do a pretty good job of dividing up ownership of the world. But what about beyond that? Who owns space? Who decides who owns that, and why does it matter?

In today's episode we cover:

  • Why nobody used to even think about space ownership
  • The Cold War (and what people thought it meant for weapons in space)
  • The Space Treaty (and what its real intention was)
  • Where does space start?
  • What happens if a shuttle crashes when in space?
  • Why you can't really buy a piece of the moon

Key vocabulary: Customary, Captivated, Realm, Supernatural, Implausible, Into orbit, Realms of possibility, Logical, Implied, Figurative, Catchy, Side note, Ban, Vice versa, Loose, Demarcation, Provision, Mine, Proliferation, Framework, Untapped, Sovereign territory, Interpreted, Set up, Grab yourself, Holding up, Plough, Lunar, Tycoon, Congested, Thorny

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Full transcript and key vocabulary available on the website: https://www.leonardoenglish.com/podcasts/who-owns-space

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Learning English shouldn't be boring. It should open your mind.

English Learning for Curious Minds is a podcast aimed at intermediate level English speakers and above, where listeners learn fascinating things about the world while learning English.

There's no small-talk, no boring grammar exercises or vocabulary drills.

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It's English learning, but for curious minds.

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English Learning for Curious Minds is where you can learn English from native speakers while learning fascinating things about the world.

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