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Space Travel

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Kyra Pastore

on 13 January 2014

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Transcript of Space Travel

Space Exploration
Why Do We Leave?
Interplanetary Travel
Conclusions
Ethical Issues?
Zakary Asklof
Kyra Pastore
Jeremy Simoes

FTL
Battlestar Galactica
Star Trek
Mass Effect
Cryogenic Freezing
Alien
Wormholes
Stargate
Methods of Transportation
2001
Anti-Gravity Bathroom
Rotating Track
Atomic Power
Limiting Resources
Inspired by
theoretical
research
Influences technological development
Flashy
side of technology
Foundation
Theme/s Explored:
Separation of Classes
Abandonment
Pre-1985
Future
Modern
Theme/s Explored:
Precautionary tale
Ignorance of surroundings
Environmental Reasons/Overpopulation
After Earth (2013)
Environmental Cataclysm
Elysium (2013)
Overpopulation
Devastated Earth
Wall-E (2008)
Uninhabitable Environment due to consumerism
Theme/s Explored:
Is the Earth better off without us?
Titan AE (2000)
Aliens blow up Earth due to interstellar conflicts
Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
(movie 2005)
Destruction of Earth paves way for interstellar highway
The Songs of Distant Earth (1986)
Humans prepare a colony on another planet, Thalassa, as they prepare for the Sun to go supernova.
Imminent Doom/Out of human Control
Theme/s Explored:
Overcoming adversity
Regaining what is lost
Theme/s Explored:
Theme/s Explored:
Survival/ Integration of other cultures
Who are we in the universe by comparison?
What does this mean for our current Generation and the future?
BE CAREFUL!
-Environmental concerns as well as political and economical concerns that coud lead to environmental problems could plague our future if not careful
-Get used to change
Environmental/Overpopulation
Immenent Doom/Out of our Control
-Think about our place in the universe
-Overtones of caution and pessimism
Real Life?...
What Will We Find?
Resources
Freedom
What if...
Inter-specie conflicts
Technological advancements
Uncharted territory
Dangerous for human life
Are We Ready?
No
Manipulation vs Extinction
Resources
Freedom
Escape
Extinction
vs.
What does this mean?
Optimistic
Depressing
Grounded Reality
Ourselves
Aliens
?
Then
Now
Commercial Space
More Optimistic Course
Thank You
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