atymes at gmail.com
Wed May 29 22:24:14 UTC 2013
On May 29, 2013 2:43 PM, "spike" <spike at rainier66.com> wrote:
> Control systems are getting sophisticated enough now that manned space
flight doesn’t make much sense anymore.
Agreed. At most, it might make sense to transport
humans to fixed installations (such as colonies)
where they might be cheaper/better for certain
functions over the long run than robots...if only we
had any. (The ISS doesn't qualify.) On anything
that needs to worry about delta-v much, they're
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