Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos just lately supplied somewhat extra perception on the plans his different firm, Blue Origin, has to colonize the moon and extra.
During this yr’s International Space Development Conference, he informed media outlet GeekWire people will finally have to go away depart Earth and that “it’s going to make this planet better.” He says individuals will nonetheless be capable to come and go, however by then, Earth may have some restrictions.
Bezos predicts that in about 100 years, Earth will likely be zoned for residential and light-weight industrial use with all heavy industrial use happening someplace else, like house. That’s as a result of, he says, it will likely be simpler to carry out heavy industrial duties in house primarily as a consequence of fixed photo voltaic power.
In the meantime, Blue Origin plans to construct a lunar lander that is able to transporting 5 metric tons of cargo. Doing so, he says, is a vital first step towards finally colonizing the moon. Bezos would really like NASA’s assist with the lunar lander venture, however says his firm plans to construct it both means.
“But we could do it a lot faster if there were a partnership,” Bezos stated.
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