“The Mars Plan” according to Elon Musk

In the past few days and weeks, a fair amount of literature has been released by Elon Musk about SpaceX's plan to get to Mars. And it's a pretty comprehensive plan, at that. Since NASA released their plan for Mars a few months ago, which was interesting, but still only aimed at getting to Mars... Continue Reading →

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Australian Space Agency – Space Exploration goes South

Australia have come to the conclusion that they need a Space Agency. This is great news from where I'm sitting, the more the merrier, and the more competition in the Space-Race, the quicker we'll all get off this rock and on to the serious business of Colonising the Solar System. Although Australia has taken part... Continue Reading →

AI: Friend or Foe?

"The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination" - Albert Einstein   Earlier this month, Elon Musk of SpaceX reacted to┬ácomments made by Russian President Vladimir Putin on the subject of Artificial Intelligence. "It begins", he declared on Twitter. Musk has long warned that the creation and application of truly autonomous technology could... Continue Reading →

Space Race?

Talk about a Space Race (or should that be a One-Horse race?) I've just been having a peek at SpaceX's website, and i'm blown away at how active they are, compared to any other Private (or Public) Space agencies. Here's some Launch Stats from January 2017 till now, which are available on the SpaceX page,... Continue Reading →

No Money for Mars? What?

This is beginning to read like a Soap Opera. NASA has turned around and admitted that their current budget might not allow them to achieve their goals of a 2030 presence on the red Planet (They do state that their budget might increase in the future, but who's to know?) The biggest stumbling block right... Continue Reading →

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