Let’s Stop Pretending Space is Hard

Space Port

By and large, the space community talks about space exploration and development as though it is science fiction come to life. As a society, we have formed this idea that space is far beyond our scope of existence. And in many senses it is. Riding rockets to the Moon used to happen only in Tom Swift novels, but so long as the space environment is seen as an impossibly distant and challenging place, the vast majority of humanity will feel as though it is not for them