Elon Musk named his offshore landing platforms in honor of Scottish sci-fi author Iain M. Banks, who died in 2013 at the age of 59.
They boldly went where no man has gone before. First Star Trek episiode aired September 8, 1966.
Deep space travel on a par with Star Trek is within the realm of human possibility, according to a German astrophysicist. Dr. Erik Lentz, is working on hyper-fast ‘solitons’ that can travel at any speed while still staying within the known laws of physics.
Breathing fire and smoke, the spaceship Dragon roared into the night sky Sunday carrying four astronauts and the hopes of all humanity.