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21st February 2021

2030 – Completion of Saudi Vision 2030

By 2030, a long-term strategic framework is realised by Saudi Arabia, which includes the growth of a new hi-tech sustainable city known as "The Line".

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4th February 2021

2040 – A pan-European hydrogen network has emerged

By 2040, much of western Europe has established a "backbone" for the transport of hydrogen, now a mature industry.

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24th January 2021

2110 – Room-temperature superconductors are in widespread use

In 2110, the world is being transformed by new devices and components able to function without electrical resistance and with expulsion of magnetic field lines at room temperatures.

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11th January 2021

2028 – China's economy surpasses that of the U.S.

In 2028, China overtakes the United States in gross domestic product (GDP) to become the world's largest economy.

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3rd January 2021

2026 – The first uncrewed exploration of a lunar lava tube

In 2026, British company Spacebit conducts the third in a series of missions to the Moon using its four-legged robots.

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3rd January 2021

2023 – Spider-like robots explore the Moon's surface

In 2023, four spider-like robots are sent to look for the presence of lava tubes on the Moon.

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3rd January 2021

2021 – The first legged robot on the Moon

Asagumo is a spider-like robot designed to explore the Moon's surface.

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22nd December 2020

2063 – China is carbon neutral

By 2063, China has fully transformed its energy system and is carbon neutral.

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6th December 2020

27,000 AD – The Arecibo message arrives at M13

An interstellar radio message, beamed from Earth in 1974, is finally reaching its destination.

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24th November 2020

2027 – Completion of the Australia–ASEAN Power Link

In 2027, a clean energy megaproject is completed that includes the world's largest solar plant, the world's largest battery, and the world's longest submarine power cable.

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