Thread: Mission to Mars
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Old July 28 2013, 06:25 PM   #20
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Re: Mission to Mars

JarodRussell wrote: View Post
As this point in time, I have to ask: do we really need to do it? Space exploration, as romantic and exciting as it is, is luxury. Luxury we can't afford right now.

The billions needed for a manned mission to Mars could be well spent in other areas. Might be a tough thing to say, but it's the truth.

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Besides, think of the billions of dollars Americans spend on entertainment per year. That's a luxury. We could be feeding the planet with that money.
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