New space age: the race to dominate the moon and mars | Four Corners

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Space travel has never been so accessible. Entrepreneurial vision teamed with more affordable and reliable technology has resulted in a space revolution that is giving rise to a whole new world of possibilities. But those at the forefront are grappling with everything from the inherent risk of space travel to the management of space junk. Even more challenging is that nation states including America and China are already staking their claims in this new world with designated Space Forces and a growing militarisation of space. As science fiction becomes science fact, the challenge will be to see if humankind has learned the lessons of life here on earth. Watch more Four Corners investigations here: You can also like us on Facebook: Follow us on Twitter: And sign up to our newsletter: For more from ABC News, click here: You can watch more ABC News content on iview: Subscribe to ABC News In-depth: For breaking and trending news, subscribe to ABC News on YouTube: You can also like us on Facebook: Or follow us on Instagram: Or even on Twitter: