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David Sims, in his writings published on this site, has explored the psychological factors in space travel — in his case, intergalactic travel — and proposed possible solutions. It is also extremely important that we not bring racial “diversity” and all its conflicts and
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by David Sims THE QUESTION WAS asked: “Do we have the technology to get to Mars?”
The answer is: Yes, we do. But we have venal, self-serving, short-sighted leaders and their financial backers who act upon our country in the same way that a wad of human excrement and toilet paper clogs up a toilet.…
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PRESIDENT TRUMP just signed a bill authorizing $19.5 billion in funding for NASA — the first such authorization bill for the space agency in seven years. The bill more or less aligns with the budget blueprint Trump laid out last week. NASA won’t face the same cuts as other science and medical…
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SCIENTISTS HAVE DISCOVERED what they say could be fossils of some of the earliest living organisms on Earth. They are represented by tiny filaments, knobs and tubes in Canadian rocks dated to be up to 4.28 billion years old. That is a time not long after the planet’s formation and hundreds of millions…
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NASA’s present strategy for Mars exploration promotes the idea of pioneering space in “NASA’s Journey to Mars — Pioneering Next Steps in Space Exploration.” This document describes NASA’s goals of expanding and sustaining human presence in space. However, NASA’s most recent plans resemble…
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Our comment: It would be insane to bring multiracialism and all its attendant problems to a new world. Let’s do it right this time — which might be the only time. ON A PERSONAL QUEST to settle Mars, SpaceX founder Elon Musk envisions 1,000 passenger ships flying en masse to the red planet…
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WHEN ELON MUSK takes the stage of the 67th International Astronautical Congress in Guadalajara, Mexico on Sept. 27, it won’t be to rehash terrestrial concerns like a fatal Tesla autopilot crash or a poorly received merger proposal. Instead, the space and electric-car entrepreneur will be talking…
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AN UNMANNED European-Russian mission to Mars blasted off successfully from a Kazakhstan cosmodrome on Monday, beginning a projected seven-month voyage that originally was supposed to showcase cooperation in space between the U.S. and Europe. But budget problems years ago prompted the National…
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by David Sims AT SOME POINT in my past, I lost the romantic feeling toward living in uncomfortable places just because they were exotic. Once upon a time, I’d have been thrilled to accept a trip to Mars, even if I’d have to stay there for a long time. Now… no way. Mars needs to have a considerable…
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SCIENTISTS have discovered water flowing on the surface of Mars. (ILLUSTRATION: Mosaic of the Valles Marineris hemisphere of Mars projected into point perspective, a view similar to that which one would see from a spacecraft.) The discovery announced Monday raises the tantalizing possibility…
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