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Snafuperman
Post  Post subject: When will the world of "2001: A Space Odyssey" arrive?  |  Posted: Sun Sep 27, 2015 4:37 pm

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I'm guessing it will be centuries from now before we have the things in the motion picture:

- routine travel to LEO like normal air travel is today
- a LEO space station as large and grandiose
- multiple moon bases, with at least one (the US base) many stories below ground.
- manned flight to Jupiter (or Saturn, in the book)
- sentient computer


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marnixR
Post  Post subject: Re: When will the world of "2001: A Space Odyssey" arrive?  |  Posted: Sun Sep 27, 2015 9:08 pm
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at least one thing we have from the movie is doors that open when you approach them - i hear that for the movie someone had to move them by hand using a piece off string

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alexg
Post  Post subject: Re: When will the world of "2001: A Space Odyssey" arrive?  |  Posted: Sun Sep 27, 2015 9:26 pm
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i hear that for the movie someone had to move them by hand using a piece off string
Same technique they used on the original Star Trek.

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Snafuperman
Post  Post subject: Re: When will the world of "2001: A Space Odyssey" arrive?  |  Posted: Sun Sep 27, 2015 10:05 pm

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Some things from the movie that have been realized:

- computer graphics
- computer control of vehicle
- human voice recognition and computerized responses

The following animation video of the fabulous Mars Curiosity landing is a testament to how far we've come with computerized/robotic space travel:



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Snafuperman
Post  Post subject: Re: When will the world of "2001: A Space Odyssey" arrive?  |  Posted: Wed May 25, 2016 4:20 am

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Snafuperman wrote:
Some things from the movie that have been realized:

- computer graphics
- computer control of vehicle
- human voice recognition and computerized responses

The following animation video of the fabulous Mars Curiosity landing is a testament to how far we've come with computerized/robotic space travel:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gwinFP8_qIM


I have to bump this post of mine. This video is mind-blowing and it depicts the reality of the endeavor. Amazing. Excellent application of technology.

(OK, I'm doing my bit (again) to create some decent site traffic. Sigh.)


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