The European Space Agency is building a holiday resort on the Moon which will be mainly populated by robots – perhaps solely populated by robots, according to ESA director general Jan Woerner
Before the advent of steam engines and motorised travel, it could take several days to go from one city to another. Even today, if you travel by boat, you’re in for weeks of gazing across the waters of an ocean like the Atlantic.
And if you’re one of those people who’s willing to travel at leasure rather than go fast, then the idea of spending three days in a spaceship to go to the Moon for a weekend break might appeal.
There’s little or no doubt that there’s a market there – plenty of people would happily spend 72 hours stargazing on the way to the Sea of Tranquility or wherever their Moon-based holiday resort is being built. [Read more…] about European Space Agency building robot holiday resort on the Moon