Charles 'Chip' Proser has had a celebrated career in Hollywood writing screenplays, the most well known being for the blockbuster military film, Top Gun. In addition he has been associated with many other science fiction and military movies and television programs. His attention to the details of how things work, which is essential to writing effective technically based drama, got him very interested in the state of the planet.
After researching several key developments such as global warming and peak oil Chip was moved to come up with some solutions to the dire road we are heading down if we don't start planning accordingly. He was written and directed a film, Gaia Selene which illustrates why space exploration is crucial to the economic and overall survival of humans on the edge of crisis here on Earth.