Everyone's super psyched about launching the new Whatever The Hell Elon Musk/Jeff Bezos Calls It to the ISS, and who can blame them? We're all anxious for the future of space travel to get here, and we picture this as huge, comfortable starships hauling us to other planets where adventure awaits. To boldly go where people ain't never been before or whatever that sci-fi show said.
We assume the ships will have lasers, just in case they need to destroy other ships. We could discover a new alien species to trade and have wars with it. Or have machines in the ship that will make things for us, whatever we desire, again like that space show. I think it was Space Goers or something.
But it's time for a dose of reality and revise our expectations.This is your reminder that even for your grandchildren, space travel will probably really, really suck.