Why We Will Live in Space

Let’s Not Suffer a Failure of Imagination

Jonathan Kolber

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Pixabay by Adis Resic

Elon Musk has claimed we’ll soon colonize Mars. Many people, including some space scientists, disagree. But "space" is not limited to the Moon and Mars.

In her recent Scientific American article, entitled Why We’ll Never Live in Space, science writer Sarah Scoles displays a surprising lack of imagination.

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Jonathan Kolber

I think about how to create societies of sustainable, technological abundance. My book, A Celebration Society, offers one solution. It has been well received.