Neil deGrasse Tyson: Trump's Space Force Is Not A Crazy Idea

  • Published on Sep 12, 2018
  • America's favorite astrophysicist returns to The Late Show with a surprising argument for why Trump's call for a Space Force may be a good thing.
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  • Justin2534
    Justin2534 2 hours ago +1

    Lol even though Trump might not be the smartest, or come off that way the things he saying about China and space are very real threats to us. China and Russia is know classified as more dangerous than Islamic extremism, think about that

  • Patrick Bryce
    Patrick Bryce Day ago

    So you get a big trash bag and you fly around the earth

  • General Goldy
    General Goldy 5 days ago

    *Insert star wars meme* the time has come execute order 66 once more the sith will rule the Galaxy and we shall have peace -2040
    I sign the declaration of the 1st galactic empire-2041 *applauses in the crowd* btw this is the 1st time i agree with Trump

  • Vinny
    Vinny 6 days ago

    Air Force invented GPS, thank us later

  • John Doe
    John Doe 6 days ago

    You love Neil deGrasse Tyson? Me too!

  • Kirk Radeck
    Kirk Radeck 12 days ago

    Half of the people watching this video either wanted Hillary or Bernie. Evidently they weren’t qualified to be president since they both lost. Trump beat them both. To you I say, “I hope you have a lousy day and I hope you’re having a lousy four years. Oh, and next time, put your money on the right pony.”

  • Jesus Silva
    Jesus Silva 13 days ago

    By 2030 some people ( I asume the rich ones that can pay ) will be able to live space while ww3 is going on on earth . Or maybe ww3 will be fought in space . Hmmm

  • Alexander Arnold
    Alexander Arnold 14 days ago

    Samuel Lusk.

  • Chris Reid
    Chris Reid 18 days ago

    Everyone loves this man

  • dragonhold4
    dragonhold4 21 day ago

    trump Is the moron that would ignore scientific advice and trigger a Kessler Effect.

  • Samuel Davies
    Samuel Davies 24 days ago

    I can just tell he has terrible handwriting

  • sweiland75
    sweiland75 24 days ago

    As a pacifist, I could never endorse such a thing.

  • Marie Poppins
    Marie Poppins 24 days ago

    That was actually a comforting thought: as much as we can have wars on earth, we can't have wars in space. And if we did, it would eventually destroy all space commanded options to have wars on earth, which is also sort of comforting. I mean in the non comforting context of humans not evolving past the need to be at war with one another, it seems comforting...

  • Jezzier R
    Jezzier R 27 days ago

    How do you dislike a video with Neil Degrasse Tyson in it... Makes no sense

  • Mr12Relic
    Mr12Relic Month ago

    3:15 his hands say he was about to lay down a fat beat

  • M Viv
    M Viv Month ago

    Can't track bolts unless they are very large. Atleast 100 mm in length.

  • Garage Masters
    Garage Masters Month ago

    If you're alright with anime and want to know more about space debris, watch a show called Planetes. Highly recommend it to any space nut like myself.

  • YouTube Addict
    YouTube Addict Month ago +1

    So now i figured the secret space program is real....i think it's an american sophisticated space confined weaponry of some kind. US can basically wipe out a country in split seconds.

    • IDonT GoTAGuN
      IDonT GoTAGuN Month ago

      USclip Addict Aren’t you a crazy apple

  • Ju Almeida
    Ju Almeida Month ago

    are these two in kind of a bromance?

    • Diego S.
      Diego S. 19 days ago

      yep, they been seeing each other for a while now

  • magicsinglez
    magicsinglez Month ago

    So, his publisher lined up a book project for him titled, “Accessory to War’. . Because D. Trump is going to say something about our space development? That makes Neil Tyson a trained monkey, unless Trump is the trained monkey being led and following orders.

  • Filips May
    Filips May Month ago

    NPCs everywhere in this comment section. Thank God colbert complaining about Trump in this episode. Conan is the only good comedian now.

    • Lester Brunt
      Lester Brunt Month ago

      This is why he was metoo'ed, because he dared to compliment bad orange man.

  • Andy
    Andy Month ago

    Why do we need a Navy, why do we need a military? It's just so silly. This Moron Colbert would rather let China and Russia lead the space force tech in weaponizing satellites. This guys show needs to die.

  • lolno Lolno
    lolno Lolno Month ago +1

    militarize nasa

  • Wayne Carson
    Wayne Carson Month ago

    Space debris? Exactly what and where would you put it?
    Tyson is a TV personality. Where does he get the time for science? No real scientist would put some one down for disagreeing, as he does with global warming. Real scientist say prove it.

  • Reggie Reid
    Reggie Reid Month ago

    I know the Earth is flat by scripture and by what I observe with my own eyes. All of Nasa's images are cgi and fake. Everything they do is a lie. Satellites aren't real! If they were real we wouldn't have giant cables running under the oceans connecting the worlds internet and phone. If satellites were real you would get actual real images when searching. If satellites were real we wouldn't need all of these cell towers. Have you ever looked at your satellite which is static and pointing in one direction, and asked yourself how it stays connected with an orbiting satellite? I guess you just haven't thought about that. You will pay for playing a part in deceiving the world from the truth of God. You guys can laugh and mock all you want. I know the truth. I lost all respect for this guy.

  • Britt Waller
    Britt Waller Month ago

    IIIIII LOVE THEM TOGETHER!!!!! Omg my two favorite people.

  • Supreme Leader Nugget

    I’m just waiting for the UNSC to become a real thing
    I need to see those mac cannons in action man

  • Suweyda& Love
    Suweyda& Love Month ago

    This is very educational; nice 💯👌🏾💯👏🏾

  • CueBall69
    CueBall69 Month ago +1

    Anyone else think of COD Ghosts reguarding this topic?
    Those kinetic satellites were awesome, and surprisingly realistic

  • FitzP Official
    FitzP Official Month ago


  • K. De Metter
    K. De Metter Month ago

    Do you have a space vacuum ? Isn't space already a vacuum.
    It's a funny remark, but also a valid point : you can only suck up things with a vacuum cleaner because there is air to suck up ( which takes dirt with it as it is sucked up).
    But in vaccuum, that wouldn't work. You'd have to manually collect everything somehow.

  • K Spear
    K Spear Month ago

    Col Bert and his audience sure prove how willfully ignorant they are. Only network TV I see is USclip. I can skip and repeat what I want.

  • Peacecraft117
    Peacecraft117 Month ago

    So when is UNSC coming?

  • Damien INSANE-O
    Damien INSANE-O Month ago

    Listening to Neil DeGrasse Tyson explain why something...anything Trump did not being unreasonable on Stephen Colbert is enough to make most liberals' heads explode. Cannot compute! System failure!

  • Dosshutts
    Dosshutts Month ago +1

    Orange Man Bad

  • Markus Hinterthan
    Markus Hinterthan 2 months ago

    Well, I'm reallly dissapointed in you Mr. Tyson.. We don't need more military forces. I guess you are one of the persons preferring Star WARs over Star Trek.. :p

    • Damien INSANE-O
      Damien INSANE-O Month ago +1

      Ummm, if we don't do it, we're just going to get left behind by countries that will do it. It's that type of ignorance you harbor that will get America taken over by the Chinese. You're clearly ignorant and out of your element.

  • C9 Autimatic
    C9 Autimatic 2 months ago

    Space force could unite our countries, but then again we might get decimated by aliens.

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  • Joy Chakravarty
    Joy Chakravarty 2 months ago

    Word space gives him orgasm lol

  • hossahunter22
    hossahunter22 2 months ago +1

    Seeing Stephen use quotation marks around Space Command really shows how clueless he is on the subject...

  • Ernest
    Ernest 2 months ago

    Just wanna restate [Joe toner] the intro song he mentioned way down here.
    The song's name is "I like it" by Debarge.

  • AustinJD21
    AustinJD21 2 months ago +2

    Being on the moon would be the most amazing thing ever.

  • da
    da 2 months ago

    I wanted to meet carl sagan, however, I am happy that at least I might be able to meet Neil someday

  • Grok Effer
    Grok Effer 2 months ago +1

    To counter-act global warming, why don't we just deploy solar panels over strategic areas to both block some of the sunshine hitting the globe, and soak up energy to use to clean up near space? Antarctica, Greenland, the Sahara desert, parts of the oceans, etc. . Partial eclipses of the Sun drop the temperature by several degrees. A semi-permanent, movable, partial eclipse could power both a magnetic "jellyfish" to capture dangerous cosmic debris, as well as a space elevator. This would make much more sense to me than trying to put a permanent settlement on Mars.

  • PattiMichelle Sheaffer
    PattiMichelle Sheaffer 2 months ago

    No, he's no genius. As far as I know he's never accomplished any significant science. He's just a funded loudmouth, like Kaku and Nye. The latest IPCC Special Report SP15 [2018] shows we're likely to go extinct far before these loudmouths' ideas can be implemented. But if he said these truths, he'd be out of a job. The whole international scientific community ignores him. Oh, and also Americans. If you want the actual scientific knowledge, look elsewhere.

  • Le_ Alien
    Le_ Alien 2 months ago

    dude, Neil just explain stuff why is the host interrupting cutting him?

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    archabe 2 months ago


  • MaxTheBeast
    MaxTheBeast 2 months ago

    One must never wish war, but one must always be ready for it. That's why a space force is a wise idea.