This week in Spain, European research ministers are discussing how to allocate as much as $14 billion over three years to the European Space Agency.
Amazon recently confirmed plans to provide internet connectivity from orbit.
Older equipment may lose its grip on space and time when its clocks roll over.
"If there were no issues, then you don't need me," Shotwell says.
The answer depends on who you ask.
Hulu releases "The First" tomorrow, a series set in the 2030s about the first human mission to Mars.
Little about the 1998 blockbuster is true to life, but mining asteroids and comets is "humanity’s future, I’m pretty convinced of that," one expert says.
The White House envisions the force as a separate military branch, which would require levels of infrastructure and various kinds of military and civilian leadership.
CIMON, a floating AI robot will help astronauts on the International Space Station.