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Category Archives: Mars
The EveryDay Astronaut has a good breakdown of the much longer, rambling Elon Musk presentation. It’s 11 minutes compared to Musk’s 40 minute presentation. In a nutshell, Space X couldn’t fund last year’s plans for a truly gigantic 12m diameter … Continue reading
Mars already has its own flag! It’s based on the Red Mars, Green Mars, Blue Mars trilogy by Kim Stanley Robinson, and is an ambitious statement about the journey towards terraforming Mars into another Blue planet. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_Mars The thing I love … Continue reading
Hi all, apologies for hypothesising about the first Space X mission to Mars when it’s all spelt out on wikipedia! Pretty much bears out what I was guessing, anyway. Once those first few supply & base building ships have done … Continue reading
I recently promoted Robert Zubrin’s critique of the Space X plans for settling Mars. I am now convinced I was wrong. Zubrin attacks the Space X plan in the video below and this article from New Atlantis. But after a fascinating conversation over … Continue reading
Another great “Climate crock of the week”. YouTube – Climate Denial Crock of the Week – Mars Attacks!!.
If we can just keep civilisation grinding along a little longer… then maybe we’ll be able to budget some energy for stuff this cool. This is the whole Mars landing Skycrane animation they’ve been raving about all over the geek … Continue reading