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Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.

Up to 3000 international space experts as part of the world assembly of the Committee on Space Research (COSPAR) will gather in Sydney's new Darling Harbour Centre for what is affectionately known as the "Space Olympics" in 2020.

The city beat out Shanghai, Valencia, Prague and Lausanne to host the event, and could be the beginning of Australia launching its own space agency.