“We will need a robust orbital infrastructure to serve as our beachhead.”

On orbital infrastructure


Sun, Mar 4th, 2018 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

Never disappointing, Isaac Arthur explains the orbital infrastructure needed for humanity to leave Earth and explore space, as well as to how to clean up the orbiting garbage.

Today we will explore the necessary components for that, how we will go about creating them, and threats to them like Kessler Syndrome, a potential cascade destruction of all our space-based assets.



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