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by stephen
Sat Jun 11, 2011 1:41 pm
Forum: OFF TOPIC
Topic: go to Mars, but .... don't come back
Replies: 9
Views: 3603

Re: go to Mars, but .... don't come back

This is an old idea and a very sensible one. The extra danger of taking off from Mars and attempting to come home makes the whole mission about 10 times more expensive and will probably result in reducing the astronauts survival chances. When or if we ever have the technology to return people easily...
by stephen
Tue Aug 04, 2009 2:11 pm
Forum: ALIENS INFO
Topic: Bio-UFOs are marvels of extraterrestrial bioengineering
Replies: 10
Views: 3282

Re: Bio-UFOs are marvels of extraterrestrial bioengineering

The bombardier beetle has created a hydrogen peroxide rocket engine which it uses for defence. With a bit of selective breeding or dna manipulation we could improve on this and possibly make an insect that has enough control to work in space and withstand the vacuum conditions. Given another billion...
by stephen
Mon Jul 27, 2009 2:50 pm
Forum: OFF TOPIC
Topic: we will never see a man walk on Mars
Replies: 21
Views: 6150

Re: we will never see a man walk on Mars

I would not hold your breath waiting for Nasa to get a man there. They are not prepared to take risks and probably feel that they are doing their job sending robotic craft. I would put my money on some one like Elon Musk who has a desire to get a man to Mars and is also building a rocket company tha...