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hyperloopSimulated One Gravity Living on the Moon and Mars With a Supertrain

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The moon has one-sixth the Earth’s gravity and Mars gravity is 38%. There will be negative health impacts for people to live for extended periods at lower gravity. In space stations, we can spin the station to get the desired …

MarsElon Musk Warns of Rapid AI Improvement and Talks Mars Trips and Neuralink

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Elon Musk talked about the capabilities of AI. The examples he cites were AI putting words in your mouth, AlphaGo beating the top 50 human players at the same time, dealing with radiation on trips to Mars and the Brain …

elon muskDoug Plata Positively Reviews SpaceX Super Heavy Starship

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Doug Plata gave his assessment of the SpaceX BFR (aka Super Heavy Starship) and whether it will be built. His conclusion were: * The Fully reusable Super Heavy Starship will be gamechanger * Super Heavy Lift is needed for Mars …

colonizationElon Musk Says Life on Mars Will Be Very Hard

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Elon Musk indicated that life on Mars will be very hard. It will like Shackelton’s expeditions to the Antarctic. It will not be an escape hatch for the wealthy. During the Heroic Age the Antarctic continent became the focus of …

astronomyMars Insight Lander Will Drill Into Mars and Test for Marsquakes

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NASA’s InSight Mars lander has successfully landed on Mars. InSight’s two-year mission will be to study the deep interior of Mars to learn how all celestial bodies with rocky surfaces, including Earth and the Moon, formed. It is on the …

MarsThe Next Fifteen Years With SpaceX, Mars and Space

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The success of SpaceX Falcon Heavy on its first launch was not just luck. Although this will be confirmed in 2019 and 2020 based upon what happens with about five planned Falcon Heavy launches. Before the Falcon Heavy flight Musk …

elon muskSpaceX going all in to launch unmanned BFR to Mars by 2022

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All SpaceX rocket development decisions are to accelerate the earliest completion of the SpaceX BFR. SpaceX will no longer divert resources to make the Falcon 9 second stage reusable. The second stage modification for a mini-BFR will enable low-cost testing …

elon muskSpace Force will be more new space weapons and not space marines

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The U.S. military is creating the Space Force as a sixth branch. It will not be about space marines but acquiring new space weapons and other systems for space domination. Space Force is about organizing to speed up development of …

asteroidsCarnival of Space 581

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The Carnival of Space 581 is up at Photon Fishing. Universe Today – Musk Gives an Update on When a Mars Colony Could be Built On Monday, Sept. 17th), Elon Musk revealed new information about the Big Falcon Rocket (BFR) …

colonizationElon Musk estimates 2028 to realize Mars Base Alpha

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Elon Musk has tweeted out that he expects the rendered Mars Base Alpha with four BFS beside could be built by 2028. SpaceX is producing about 5 Merlin engines per week and has the factory capacity for 400 engines per …