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3 Reasons Why Deep Space Travel Is Really Challenging

Deep space is a very lonely place!

3 Reasons Why Deep Space Travel Is Really Challenging — An image of a lonely astronaut taking a selfie in space with a star behind him. On his visor, one can see reflections of what appears to be a space station. On the empty space beside the astronaut, the following seems to be hand-written: “ALONE!”
Photo by Pixabay on Pexels (further edited by the author)

Deep space travel is inevitable if we are to become an interplanetary civilization. The latest efforts from SpaceX and co. largely try to solve the engineering problems related to (space) transportation. However, other challenges need to be addressed if we are to truly advance towards this goal.

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