Loyal readers know that I’m interested in space-based solar power as a solution to many of our planetary problems. Here’s an interesting tid-bit from Japan that ties up nicely with Space-X’s partially successful experiment with reusable launch vehicles last week.
N.B. As of April 26, it now appears that the test was completely successful.
Readers know I’m impressed with Elon Musk and his various projects. Taking on the big public utilities seems like the appropriate next step. Story here. Should set him up well for Space Solar.
I guess analogous to Peak Oil, here. I am more of the Elon Musk school myself. I think transportation systems will be qualitatively different. Perhaps we’ll go regularly go to work at L5.
I’m an ethusiast of what Elon Musk is trying to do in Space and with Tesla. On a week when all the news seems grim here in Washington, here’s my version of good news…