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Old July 7 2009, 06:46 AM   #45
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Re: manned Mission to Mars discussion

goldbug wrote: View Post
The answers to these and the other questions would create a quantum leap in technology, such as that leap that followed the Apollo project in terms of energy useage, signals, insulation, power generation and delivery, light-weight structures, software,hardware and many more..this is an investment in America's future and one we shouldn't walk away from because it's "hard"...
Bolded for emphasis, as it's a near QFT. It's not just an investment for America but the entire species.
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