The question of who owns the Moon has always been an interesting topic. Fortunately we have a treaty system to say that no one can own the Moon – but before this there were some very interesting and somewhat crazy claimants.
This is an analysis of human reactions if life was discovered on Mars. In it, four different personas are examined to see what conclusions can be drawn.
What if we find life on Mars, and what if we inadvertently cause an extinction event there. What can we do to prevent us destroying another ecosystem?
This article looks at the events that led to the creation of NASA from the context of exploring the role of a national space agency.
and what can we do about it?
Lagrangian points can be considered gateways to the rest of the Solar System, and why not the gas stations of the future.
The irony of finding alien life as it stands right now is that we must terminate all life on Earth’s instruments and spacecraft sent out there to make absolutely sure that new life is detected…
Six questions that drive us nuts because we are asked these constantly. So here’s our different takes on the possible answers.
This is an article dealing with the establishment of government on Mars and posing three questions that need to be thought about before we go.
We’ve been thinking about a “what if” scenario lately, where a space ship of the future is sent out to land on some distant star system. Half way there, say after 30 or so years, it is caught up by a newer, faster ship with a load of new settlers only a few years out from Earth, how might the two populations meet, what technological differences might they encounter, will they get along?
Fast forward 50 years…..
We did a bit of thinking about astrosociology and considered how the future of space will be under different scenarios of cooperation between the US, Russia and China.
“People believe they can simply go to Mars, pull out some inflatable greenhouses and start living there in happiness and plenty of oxygen… well, I don’t really think it works like that!”