Category Archives: Space

Zubrin says NASA should just buy tickets with SpaceX for moon

Mars Society’s Robert Zubrin says SpaceX should do the run at something like 1/20th the cost of NASA’s SLS. I’ll hand you over without any further ado.______________________________________________________ By Robert Zubrin & Homer Hickam, Washington Post, 06.22.20 The success last month of … Continue reading

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Lunar city to save us from climate change?

What about solving climate change by building an industrial city on the moon? A good lunar city could use solar power to launch PowerSats via maglev railgun into orbit around the Earth to power the world from abundant RELIABLE solar … Continue reading

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How can it be a year since this happened?

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Compare Sci-Fi and reality

I love how close the Starhopper looks to 1950’s sci-fi dreams of the future. Pretty close really! I guess the 1950’s guys imagined their rocket landing a bit like a space-plane, and hence the larger wings. They probably couldn’t imagine … Continue reading

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Imagine your car flying to Mars

Imagine being able to tell your sons “Look at the car in space. You guys have been in that car. I’ve driven you in that car!” as they watch the car float off to Mars on the big screen! I’ve … Continue reading

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