Thread: Mission to Mars
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Old July 29 2013, 05:07 AM   #31
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Re: Mission to Mars

YellowSubmarine wrote: View Post
The funny part is that Columbus was going on a mission to a non-existent location based on phony science, with absolutely no convincing reason for making his journey. And it still lead to world-changing results. But let's dismiss things that actually have arguments to support them.
"No convincing reason" isn't right. Europe needed a sea route to Asia to facilitate trade:

Also his intended destination was real and the science for a round Earth was not phony.
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