How long will it be till we have the technology to terraform?

We should never, ever try to terraform. This is a bad idea. We need to keep these planets in a pristine condition as we can in order to study them for the possibility of life having once existed on them.

This is also NASA’s official position. Do not contaminate other planets, and don’t contaminate Earth on return.

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    1. Exactly. I do, however, see the problem that if we terraform a planet we will kill all life (or dangerously transform it) that already exists there. Similarly we risk the danger of bringing life we are not immune to back to Earth.

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