On an extraordinary four-day “camp,” I had the honor of combining a few of my passions: creating an unforgettable experience, ocean and space exploration, and connecting people.
This is possibly one of the coolest places in Los Angeles. It’s the home of Space Age Junk and Modern Collectibles. Serious rocketeers, NASA engineers, and Hollywood set designers come here for inspiration and surplus rocket parts.
Imagine a derelict oil platform from the North Sea rescued by a Norwegian company and retrofitted into a semi-submersible, self-propelled floating launchpad that can be positioned for launch in almost any water in the world. Add rockets built by Ukrainian and Russian companies that were once designed to carry nuclear weapons, but are now perfect carriers for communications satellites.
The success of this mission unlocked new possibilities for humankind’s exploration of outer space.