[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]
Re: [Fwd: starship-design: HIGHLY OPTIMIZED TOLERANCE]
> > Interstellar exploration won't interest any investors. It
> > couldn't return
> > anything marketable.
> This has always been a big problem with interstellar exploration. Other than
> scientific knowledge of limited marketable value, there is precious little
> reason to go. The only thing that I can even remotely come up with is some
> sort of Diaspora where some disaffected group of society decide to leave in
> mass and somehow fund it by pooling their resources. There won't be any
> investment return, just a new chance at life the way they want to live it.
> Science fiction paints a very unrealistic picture I'm afraid.
That is true, in the past a group of people could walk to a new
Very cheap travel.
"We do not inherit our time on this planet from our parents...
We borrow it from our children."
The Lagging edge of technology: