For someone who has created some of the most epic sci-fi worlds in modern history, Ridley Scott (Alien, Blade Runner, Prometheus) is apparently not a huge fan of real life space travel. In fact, he thinks it's "@#$!-ing absurd."
Be it suspended animation, stasis, or cryo-sleep—whatever you call it—those nifty devices that help us nap away the years during a long space flight are almost status quo on TV and film space ships these days. So, what are some of the coolest examples of cold human storage?
We all dream of exploring strange new worlds and seeking out new life and new civilizations, but traveling that far is expensive, uncomfortable and so time-consuming that it takes more than one generation to get it done. That means procreating, and that's where it gets difficult.