As kids, all of us have weaved several dreams and tales around the moon. But whereas lack of hard work kept us from following it, an 18-year-old Chennai lad bagged the second position in the grade twelve class of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Ames Space Settlement Contest, 2017.
According to India Times, Sai Kiran participated during this year's annual contest that was convoked by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Ames Research Centre, San Jose State University, and also the National Space Society (NSS). The competition invited entries from around the world, solely up to twelfth grade.
It was reported that Sai Kiran planned an elevator from the planet earth to the moon, creating an individual's settlement potential on the latter. The agenda of the competition was to possess these children, style a possible human settlement on the Moon.
As shortly as Sai came to grasp concerning the project, he started fabricating the proposal. He began engaging on this project back in 2013 and even wrote a close thesis on the topic. His work, that was titled 'connecting Moon, Earth and Space' and 'HUMEIU Space Habitats' expedited basis for humans to be transported to the moon via an elevator in order that they will keep there.
"The 1st section of the project is concerned about making elevators that would transport humans and consignment to the Moon in order that humans will find their settlements there. The foremost vital facet was that of gravity as, while not gravity, humans won't be ready to settle there," The Asian Age report quotes Sai Kiran.
However, his thesis, additionally, stressed about putting on entertainment, recreation, governance, and agriculture, on the Moon. He even mentioned the peak of the elevator, which is able to be 40,000km. He further stated that the look may be lunar-based or earth-based elevators, whichever is appropriate.