Japanís space agency is planning to construct a solar power station in space and use it to beam energy down to Earth using lasers.
Laser-powered robot aiming for space - the first steps toward cheaper and safer ways to break free from the Earth's gravity well, it could open space up to us.
Asteroid mining (One NASA report estimates that the mineral wealth of the asteroids in the asteroid belt might exceed $100 billion for each of the six billion people on Earth.)
Which is why I've been arguing that trying to change the way we trade is pointless, we need to compeletly remove the need to trade otherwise it will simply continue to bring out the worst in us.
Fine unless your vision of reality threatens my version of reality, then you get to hear my opinion.