The latest episode of Star Wars is now upon us and has unleashed a new era of science fantasy robots, or “droids” as they are known.
Category: Commercial Space Companies
We’ve already taken baby steps out into the solar system. But cheap, affordable space travel would be revolutionary, heralding in technologies we haven’t even yet imagined.
So how close are we to actually sending people to Mars and having them survive on an inhospitable planet?
This is an animated depiction of the novel SHEPHERD spacecraft concept on a mission to gently stop a small asteroid from spinning.
“All systems go!” I said cautiously with a long sigh of relief. I had approved plans for the first soil analysis that would give humankind clues to the past and future habitability of Mars.
Is this what Elon Musk is actually planning? I don’t know, but it should be.
Getting to the doorstep of outer space that is nearly impossible right? This Planetary Resources produced video explains how the company plans to use asteroid mining to overcome this illusory hurdle and take humanity to the stars.