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Why we have to set out

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Dieser Blogpost erscheint zweisprachig. Dies ist die englische Fassung. 981 more words


China’s nuclear spaceships will be ‘mining asteroids and flying astronauts to the moon’ as it aims to overtake US in space race

State media publishes Chinese scientists’ ambitious plans to revolutionise space travel and exploration in coming decades

China is on course to develop nuclear-powered space shuttles by 2040, and will have the ability to mine resources from asteroids and build solar power plants in space soon after, according to state media. 679 more words

Somewhere Over An Alien Rainbow

Many moons ago an ingenious fellow named Hans Lippershey invented the telescope.
Today a distant relative of his innovation, the “Hubble Telescope” floats in a synchronous orbit high above earth. 415 more words


Book Review: Achilles: The Deep Sky Saga by Greg Boose

I received this from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

I marked this book as DNF.

Summary: Jonah and several hundred people are on their way to colonize a planet called Thetis. 632 more words


Enough Already

Alien Covenant (2017)

els –  2.5/10

IMDb – 6.5/10

Amazon – 3.5/5 stars

Rotten Tomatoes Critics – 6.4/10

Rotten Tomatoes Audience – 3.3/5

Directed by: Ridley Scott… 432 more words


Space Exploration – Just a big squandering?

Many people are convinced, that the exploration of space is one giant waste of resources. In their opinion manned and unmanned missions to other celestial bodies are by far too expensive and of too little practical use. 722 more words


Should We Colonize Mars Sooner or Later?

Existential threats to the human species (colloquially known as ‘x-risk’) come at three scales. The widest-scale risks would sterilize the solar system, at least, as a whole. 1,749 more words

Existential Risk