Conventional space travel is useless if we mean to really go deep, so what do we do?
Forget about warp and wormholes, any other ideas?
- skeptikLv 79 months agoFavorite Answer
If you're thinking about "travel" in the way most people do - back and forth within a period consistent with individual human lifespans - things that would qualify as "warp" or "wormhole" are pretty much the only options.
If we accept that Relativity is correct about the speed limit through spacetime, we would have to somehow warp, teleport, or otherwise disconnect our vessels from the fabric of spacetime in order to travel interstellar distances.
- robertoLv 69 months ago
frame your question better
what are the difficulties and roadblocks in deep space travel?
Time,,we are slow as turtles on the indiana speedway or the autobahn of speedy deutchland,,
a source of energy much smaller, more efficient and far more powerful than fossil fuels.
space born radiation,bodies of stars out, waaaaaaayyyyyyyy out yonder,are a hundred times more powerful than our sun,,some flare up to radiate for short periods,a thousand times more radiation than ye olde sonne,,greater spacecraft skin must be R & Dd which will provide protection from same.supplies,enough so the craft residents will be able to sustain lives in somewhat comfortable states,, of negative gravity,no sun to regulate bodily cycles,,how will all these be addressed? stay tuned,they get solved one at a time,
- StarryskyLv 79 months ago
We arrive at our present day way of life through technology advancements.
Telecommunications, computers, medical treatments, some space travel efforts all in the past 180 years have defied the predictions of "no more to invent, so close the patent office" (1884).
Who are we to say that no big changes will come about in the near or far future? Hints of advancements are in the news all the time. Only if we avoid disasters, promote peace, control population, and conserve for the future generations will deep space travel be reality for humans.
- 9 months ago
The thing is that as time goes on, we are developing lighter and faster engines. Right now, the Mar's mission is only considered realistic due to the advances in rocketry and engines in the last 30 years or so. Remember, that at the time, the Apollo missions to the moon were considered a near impossibility due to distance. The orbiter / STS program wasn't ever designed or intended to leave low-earth orbit.
The truth is, that until relatively recently in the last few years, we haven't actually been putting a lot of time into deep space travel because of the fact that we already know what is likely to be found there thanks to the probe we now have in interstellar space and the data from Hubble.
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- gods creationLv 59 months ago
well, people write stories on what we might see on space travel. if people like your story, then we can expect to see what has been written. people can change their mind on what they thought we should see to what people believe we should see.
- 9 months ago
We get used to the idea of making the most of the planet we have. And also we look after it to ensure we have a home as long as possible.
- 9 months ago
Well... as long as we don't try to figure out how to get somewhere, we surely *will* never get there. That is the easiest thing to do - nothing.
I don't know if we'll ever escape the cradle... but I'd hate to see mankind give up trying.
- daniel gLv 79 months ago
My honest take is humans will never get outside our solar system,,really no point.
Perhaps evolve to a higher plane of existence.
- ?Lv 79 months ago
Putting people into suspended animation, and using continual drives. A comtinual drive has a low output, but it produces continuous thrust over a period of weeks, months or even years, and a small amount of thrust over a long period can push a craft to an appreciable fraction of light speed, making it possible to bridge the gap to the nearest stars in a matter of decades, rather than millenia. These technologies are still theoretical, but should be achievable within the next generation or two.
- az_lenderLv 79 months ago
Stay home (i.e., in our solar system).
- Master ShakeLv 49 months ago
Going deep with kassem G