Thread: Mission to Mars
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Old August 4 2013, 12:45 AM   #48
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Re: Mission to Mars

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I just don't think it wise to bank on private systems--not buying Ayn Rand hoo-ha
I'm not sure I understand your point. Are you suggesting that government agencies invented all the things you have linked articles on? A photo caption from the first article states: "Volatile NASA funding makes it vital that alternate sources of funds are obtained."

The US government has historically shown a great lack of foresight in many important technologies, scrambling to catch up when it is almost too late.
"No, I better not look. I just might be in there."
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