AE 101

A Four-Point Plan for ESA

Return of the limits to growth argument

From the movie 2001: A Space Odyssey. When will passenger flight to and from space stations become this routine?

From the movie 2001: A Space Odyssey. When will passenger flight to and from space stations become this routine?

A new paper by three researchers at the University of Maryland Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science purports to show how our civilisation could suffer collapse.

Why does the scenario of liberal democratic capitalist civilisation verging on collapse have such a powerful resonance with the public? It is surely because nobody can see the new technologies or the new resources they could unlock. Therefore those of us who look forward to an infinite human future in space need to press the urgent demand that our public space institutions, including the European Space Agency, must prioritise the steps needed to open up these resources.

Read the full post on the Astronautical Evolution website.

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One thought on “AE 101

  1. The Uni of Maryland paper, given its announced publication date of 1 April, does indeed read like an April fool hoax, but this doesn’t matter – the public fear of the imminent retreat of civilisation is real and must be answered!

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