The plan. The ghost of the ghost plan.

Moon Launch payload to land on moon – 400t or less, in 1000t range. Teleoperate equipment, establish initial capabilities to collect energy Establish production capabilities to grow energy collectors, produce collectors IRSU Establish production capabilities to produce most of the hardware for teleoperated equipment, teleoperate assembly line for it Grow available materials collection capabilities(0.5% wt … More The plan. The ghost of the ghost plan.

Reshape the scope.

As FB can’t chew and walk at the same time and considering realistically the situation I decided to change the rules and try to describe the background of what is that all about a bit differently to make it a bit more interesting and to have some swirls of activity. It is still not your … More Reshape the scope.

A supercomputer around the sun. What for?

Or Matrioshka brain like/Dyson swarm/Server Sky as navigational computer and other uses of it. And a different stuff of the scale. First of all, let’s determine the scale of the system, let say 500 W per node consists of 100W processor(s), 300W of graphic card(s) (kinda), 100W for other needs. the power of the sun is 3.82e26W, … More A supercomputer around the sun. What for?

A story about Space War and Space Politics in the solar system, you never heard of.

From a perspective, you may never be thought about. Originally it was posted as an answer to a question of WorldBuilding site. Where a guy tried to imagine a realistic space combat based on the tech he thinks is realistic. As with many of such attempts, A good answer can’t be given because strategy and … More A story about Space War and Space Politics in the solar system, you never heard of.

Why would a civilization choose to inhabit a single enormous vessel instead of maintaining interstellar colonies?

They have the destination, they heading to Supermassive black hole. reasons are TLTR, if short it allows to overcome some growth problems for a more extended period of time and have a bigger population as result. At the moment, this is the only place I know, where is possible to extract energy more efficiently than with any … More Why would a civilization choose to inhabit a single enormous vessel instead of maintaining interstellar colonies?

What would come first, the colonization of the solar system or interstellar colonization?

What is given? Humans have a practical problem, they need living space. But for how many? How fast population grows? As for the first question, some believe that for Earth 1 billion (109109) people is ok, and what is above is excess, there are bunch other believers. But solving the problem is to solve the … More What would come first, the colonization of the solar system or interstellar colonization?

What form of currency to do transactions between us and droids/AI/terminator?

Let’s say you are concerned about the future of humanity after wild AI has broken his firewalls, got conciseness, or wild trans-humans moved into quantum computers attached to a terminator body— what are alternative besides evaporating of all fleshy humans?Or if you find those events unlikely, what about alien creatures flesh and blood or steel … More What form of currency to do transactions between us and droids/AI/terminator?