Whether we’re transforming the Earth or exploring other planets, we’re essentially challenging ourselves as a species as to what we’re capable of and as to what is possible. Nothing we see and nothing we touch are exempt from our experiments using advanced science and technology. By the end of the century, not only will Earth be radically different from today, so will every other planet in our solar system. Welcome to the future!
Robot Free Will
Created by two robotics laboratories in Tokyo and Osaka, the humanoid robot Alter is currently on display at Tokyo’s National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation, showing off its “free will” neural network capabilities. SOURCE
On the first day of August, Sir Richard Branson’s space tourism venture Virgin Galactic had hit a major milestone by receiving an “operator license” from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration’s Office of Commercial Space Transportation (FAA-AST). SOURCE
Born out of the Google Lunar X-PRIZE, Moon Express has officially become the first private company in the world to receive permission to travel beyond Earth’s orbit, whereby they’ll set their sails towards a return to the Moon by next year. SOURCE