Humanity In Space: Nations Must Work Together To Transfer Humans To Another Planet, Pentagon Space Experts Say
Will Earth eventually become a dangerous place to live in? Pentagon experts claim that humans need to transfer to another planet in the future.
Mail Online reported that space experts at the Pentagon are urging all nations to work together in figuring out how to transfer humanity to another planet.
In a summit organized by Defense One in Washington DC last Nov. 17, deputy undersecretary of the Air Force for space, Winston Beauchamp, spoke about the world's need of developing new standards and norms for humans in space.
"We need to be able to operate in space both to advance our state of technology and eventually get the human race off this planet onto another planet," Beauchamp suggested, adding that we couldn't be able to do that by flying through a "shell of debris."
Nave Space Cadre, Rear Admiral Brian Brown, also warned that the Pentagon will not participate in any terrestrial war, should other nations attack the U.S. satellites in space.
"We would respond in a time and place of our choosing, primarily because we wouldn't expect something to happen in space in isolation," he said.
These ideas support Prof. Stephen Hawking's warning earlier this month regarding the Earth only having another 1,000 years of existence left. The world renowned physicist suggested that since the planet will eventually be wiped out, humans would have to leave and transfer to another planet in order for them to survive.
Setting aside the dangers of climate change, Stephen Hawking noted that the Earth should expect to encounter extremely threatening catastrophes such as a sudden nuclear war among nations and a worldwide spread of a genetically engineered virus in 3016.
Stephen Hawking said that "we should have spread out into space and to other stars, so a disaster on Earth would not mean the end of the human race" by that time.