Category Archives: Space

Increased space industry could make climate worse – but could also be the answer!

Some are concerned – but I hope we build a solar factory on the moon and shoot PowerSats back into orbit around the earth. That’s abundant baseload solar power microwaved down from space!

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Assuming we can’t EVER crack fusion and fusion-drives on ships….

What happens if you’re at 1% the speed of light and your ship hits a grain of sand? Or a rock the size of a tennis ball? How many big asteroids are out in the Oort cloud – and how … Continue reading

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Will the first off-world city of a million people be on Mars or in a Space Habitat?

Mars I’ve always been a fan of Mars because I think I could more easily imagine how such a thing could grow from a village of 500 to a town of 10,000 to a city of millions to a planet … Continue reading

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The energy efficient way to have a Bus to the Stars!

Imagine a bus timetable that arrived not every quarter hour, but every quarter century? The ‘bus’ is so big and the trip so long (maybe 20 to 30 years) that it’s less like buying a ticket, and more like immigrating … Continue reading

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Zubrin says NASA should just buy tickets with SpaceX for moon

Mars Society’s Robert Zubrin says SpaceX should do the run at something like 1/20th the cost of NASA’s SLS. I’ll hand you over without any further ado.______________________________________________________ By Robert Zubrin & Homer Hickam, Washington Post, 06.22.20 The success last month of … Continue reading

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