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Should we invest in cosmic real estate?

In last century's Space Race, countries went head to head to be the first to plant their flag in the endless expanses of space. Now, billionaires compete to build the first pieces of property among the stars. This video from TED-Ed looks at Lagrange points, the "celestial parking spaces" where it may be possible to build the real estate of the future. But is it avarice or progress? And can anyone ever really "own" the cosmos?

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