German educational design studio Kurzgesagt explores an alternative means of getting to space. To wit:
Getting to space is incredibly hard, expensive and needs a lot of resources.A more efficient way to get there is a Skyhook (or Spacetether), an ever rotating cable with a counter weight, that catapults spaceships from earth orbit into the depths of space.
Aryah Nirenberg’s interesting (and more accurate) take on traditional time lapse videos of the night sky wherein the Heavens stay still and our relatively insignificant speck of a globe twirls beneath the galactic tapestry.
In the first instalment of a new series about space exploration, web education channel Kurzgesagt explains how we could easily colonise the moon within 10 years, assuming we could afford to do such a thing.