Notes written on the Google hangout video NASA & SpaceX Hangout viewable on
03.44 How true that,'' it is the human species that does the exploring, not the robot.'' The ability of a person to correctly perceive an external environment is physically subjective and virtual in its afferent conception, relative to the biology that makes it possible. To correctly perceive realistically is obtained from a sound scientific education. Be the interface a screen or some other means of a technological phenotypic extension is, on the receiving end, just as virtual as sensing through at atmospheric medium. Technology is just as much a biological product as is atmospheric oxygen and that just means that robotic parts are efferently doing the work from us at a greater distance than our legs and arms.