In this episode of the 5th Industrial Revolution, we speak with Dr. Michael Lembeck. He is currently a professor of Aerospace Engineering at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). Formerly, he was the Requirements Division Director for the Exploration Systems Mission Directorate at NASA Headquarters, participated in the formulation of President Bush’s ‘Vision for Space Exploration’, and managed development of requirements for the Constellation/Orion Program. In this episode we speak about the past, present, and future of space exploration. In trying to tackle the enigma of the 5th industrial revolution we come upon some very interesting ideas in this fantastic episode!