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WERNHER MAGNUS MAXIMILIAN FREIHERR VON BRAUN was the greatest scientific genius of the 20th Century. Yet he is arguably the most unacknowledged and undervalued of them all. The reasons for that, as even a cursory search reveals, are disingenuous if not rancorous, and are perpetrated at the behest…
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Classic Essays

In Stahl gehüllt
vom Strahl umwittert
die Schar, die Reich um Reich zerbrach
sie treten auf,
die Erde schüttert
sie schreiten fort, es donnert nach! (Goethe, Faust) IN JULY 1969, the US landed two men on the Moon — perhaps the supreme achievement of human history. Yet its actual significance has…
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David SimsEssays

by David Sims ACCORDING TO Space.com: NASA’s newest planet-hunting powerhouse, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), leaped into orbit Wednesday evening (April 18) atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket…. The satellite may be small, but it packs a major science punch. TESS is following…
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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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Did Political Correctness intrude itself at the end of this great mission of Aryan Man? Most impressive is the overwhelming Whiteness of the crew, even in this age of racial degradation. by David Sims NASA/JPL HAS DONE this sort of thing before, e.g., during the Mars Pathfinder coverage in 1997, in which…
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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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Following is the text of today’s SpaceX press release WE ARE EXCITED to announce that SpaceX has been approached to fly two private citizens on a trip around the moon late next year. They have already paid a significant deposit to do a moon mission. Like the Apollo astronauts before them, these…
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by Michael Walsh COMMEMORATIONS of the life of German rocket scientist Wernher von Braun (1912-1977) are ongoing. Britain’s “mainstream” media ignore them all. Perhaps this is understandable, since the space scientist’s pioneering V-1 and V-2 rockets once caused panic…
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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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