Housing A Trillion People In Space With The Help Of Self-Sustaining Habitats – Jeff Bezos’ Sci-Fi Vision

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If you’re a fan on Interstellar movie, then you will definitely fall in love with Jeff Bezos’ plans for humanity.

Amazon’s CEO has some pretty impressive plans. Last week, Jeff Bezos unveiled the lunar lander that his aerospace company has been secretly developing for years now. He also revealed the plan to send people back to the moon but this time to stay there.

Revealing space colonization plans

The man is not joking with these subjects, because he also announced his plans involving the colonization of space.

He was building around a concept that has been introduced a few decades ago by the physicist Gerard O’Neill and the Blue Origin founder has outlined some self-sustaining habitats that could be able to hold entire cities, national parks and agricultural zones in space.

Such a future is pretty far from us, but Bezos said that people would find this a natural choice when the resources on Earth will be over.

Interstellar much?

Daily Mail notes that “The habitats, reminiscent of the film Interstellar, could be built close enough to Earth to allow people to travel back and forth, and house ‘a million people or more each.’ And, according to Bezos, they’d have the ‘ideal climate’ at all times, ‘like Maui on its best day, all year long.’”

“We get to choose, do we want stasis and rationing, or do we want dynamism and growth?” Bezos asked during an event in Washington DC on May 9th.

He said “This is an easy choice. We know what, we want; we just have to get busy.”

Then he continued and explained that “If we’re out in the solar system, we can have a trillion humans in the solar system – which means we’d have thousands of Mozarts and a thousand Einsteins. This would be an incredible civilization.”

Bezos said that some habitats would be more recreational, and they don’t all have to have the same gravity. Some would be zero-G so that you can fly with your own wings.

Rada Mateescu

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