[ExI] Hibernation for travel to Mars

Brent Allsop brent.allsop at gmail.com
Wed Feb 2 18:49:55 UTC 2022

Right, and send robot ships to set up body constructors at target
locations, so we can travel at the speed of light (communication), landing
in a new body, custom designed and built on location, for whatever the
target environment is.

On Wed, Feb 2, 2022 at 11:19 AM Adrian Tymes via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:

> On Wed, Feb 2, 2022 at 9:54 AM BillK via extropy-chat <
> extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
>> That's the exponential progress problem. Do we do nothing now because
>> in five years time it will be so much easier and better? It's the old
>> theme
>> about early starships being overtaken on their lengthy journey by
>> faster next generation starships.
>> It may be best to try with existing tech because tomorrow's tech might
>> never arrive. And we might learn something important while making our
>> first feeble attempts.  :)
> While that is true, said attempts should also keep in mind potential
> future advances.
> Sending robot probes to sample and set up for in-situ resource utilization
> is a useful thing to do.
> Setting up a whole new infrastructure for hibernation seems likely to be
> obsolete before it could be deployed.
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