“Space is big. You just won’t believe how vastly, hugely, mind-bogglingly big it is. I mean, you may think it’s a long way down the road to the chemist’s, but that’s just peanuts to space.” – Douglas Adams. Now, try finding your parking spot. Lagrange points may be ideal for permanent space platforms.
Since the industrial revolution, we’ve extracted and processed colossal quantities of resources from our planet. We’ve produced a lot, and the amount of waste we’ve created (perpetuated by planned obsolescence) is staggering. Our linear economy takes from nature and makes for people, who use and then dispose. Consumerism keeps the economy ticking; but how long can we maintain this system? Enter the #CircularEconomy. #WickedProblem
There’s been a lot of interest recently by both private enterprise and public agencies, to colonize Mars and even terraform the planet. What do you think it would take to reshape a planet? To make one habitable?