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AutoMatters & More: International Space Development Conference 2018 with 'The Expanse' & Amazon’s Jeff Bezos

AutoMatters & More: International Space Development Conference 2018 with 'The Expanse' & Amazon’s Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos of Amazon and Cas Anvar, who portrays pilot Alex Kamai in “The Expanse.” Jan Wagner

I enjoy seeing panel discussions for TV shows at San Diego Comic-Con and WonderCon, so when I received an invitation to cover a panel for “The Expanse” at the National Space Society’s International Space Development Conference (ISDC 2018) in Los Angeles, I jumped at the opportunity. The motivation behind this particular panel was the fan-generated effort to renew “The Expanse.”

The SYFY channel describes its fan-favorite, cutting edge science fiction series,” now in its third season, this way: “Hundreds of years in the future, humans have colonized the solar system. The...

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