Centauri Dreams – SETI normally works with radio or optical signals, but the discipline is changing. Could we detect extraterrestrial technology, even a starship in transit? Centauri Dreams examines the question through the lens of a 1995 paper by Robert Zubrin.
High-resolution view of Mount Sharp in Gale crater. Click for larger version. Credit: NASA / JPL / Emily Lakdawalla
Nextbigfuture – NASA has a project to test telerobotics from the International space station to the surface of the earth. This will be to develop the capability to operate robots remotely to the surface of the moon or Mars or asteroids.
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