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Elon Musk Looking To The Moon As The First Stop On His Mission To Mars

Elon Musk said in an interview with Popular Mechanics that the giant rocket called Starship, which is being developed to ultimately colonize Mars, could also be put to good use by being used to build a moon base. “Starship will also be good for creating a base on the moon,” Musk said. “We’ll probably have a base on the moon before going to Mars, added Musk” I’ve always been dubious of Musk bypassing the moon and heading to Mars first. While the challenges to put a permanent […]

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Will Space Exploration Really Make Earth More Peaceful? – My Response to Neil deGrasse Tyson

  In a recent interview, Neil deGrasse Tyson asserted that exploration of space in the future could be a catalyst to produce peace on earth. In this article we’ll look at why that’s unlikely over the long term, but in the short term could be how it plays out. According to Tyson, the reason he believes peace on earth could be the outcome of space exploration is because it would alleviate the perceived lack of resources on earth, which Tyson asserts is a major reason for past […]

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