Space and Beyond
Year 2065

Nikolai Kardhashev, a Russian astrophysicist, originally developed a scale (circa 1964) based on a way to measure the growth, knowledge and advancement of a civilisation’s technological advancements against the usable energy it has at its disposal. Following this, Michio Kaku theorised his expansive view of technological advancement, as he showcased the core challenges and opportunities in the next 100 years that will determine the fate of the human civilisation.

Adapting the opportunities whilst tackling the advent of establishing a Space Colony for the Year 2065, an extraordinarily talented group of young innovators (First Year Students) from the University of Technology – Faculty of Transdisciplinary Innovation rapidly developed technical skillsets and computational thinking, and embarked on a journey of discovery to experiment with electronics, digital fabrication, games, data visualization, lean prototyping methods, and biotechnology/biohacking.

The innovative teams formed 7 megacorporations that catered for the needs for this futuristic space colony. Each megacorporation covered one of seven distinct industry sectors:

  • Farming
  • Health
  • Energy
  • Trade and Resources
  • Defence
  • Recreation
  • Transport, Logistics and Salvage