Embryo Space Colonization

Embryo space colonization is a theoretical interstellar space colonization concept that involves sending a robotic mission to a habitable terrestrial planet transporting frozen early-stage human embryos or the technological or biological means to create human embryos. The proposal circumvents the most severe technological problems of other mainstream interstellar colonization concepts. In contrast to the sleeper ship proposal, it does not require the more technically challenging 'freezing' of fully developed humans (see cryonics).

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Embryo Space Colonization - Examples in Fiction
... a sequel to the first Takeshi Kovacs novel Altered Carbon), shows Embryo Colonisation as the only one humanity could have ever developed, with only STL ... Caught in the Lights (the second book in the Solar Dominium dilogy) describes embryo space colonisation in two stages, the robotic and the embryonic ... period in the book's universe called "The Sperm Wars", in which embryos were forced to rapidly grow and fight to defend the colony ...

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