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#1 15 years ago

Besides guns being legal, i need to be able to debate over mars exploratoin in :thumbsdown: L.A.:thumbsdown: !!! no, not science, :thumbsdown: L.A.:thumbsdown: !!! Could you guys give me your oppinions about that? I think our nation is already in enough debt, and we don't really need to be in any more than we already are. To take humans to mars would cost approximately 1.2 trillion dollars! Bush wants to send humans to mars by 2020, and i think that is the stupidest thing i've ever heard, we as a nation would lose so much money. I think we should do that eventually, but now is not the time.




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#2 15 years ago

Very true our nation is in debt and yet no politicans seem to want to help balance the budget because there all corrupt. Frankly how do you think we amassed such a pile of debt? it didnt start with bush many presidents before him refused to stare the problem in the eye. I for one like the fact we are exploring mars. If nothing else it helps us advance science in the fact there using new technology to help get there thus leading to more breakthroughs. If we may recall in the past Nasa has given us teflon ...well other much more useful things such as CDs and before that cassette players and a WHOLE WORLD of other things so dont badmouth the space program its not even close to using ANY part of our budget a grand total of what 3 or 2 percent ...its probably lower anyway:coffee:

Oh yes and those guys at NASA gave us Computers...So people can badmouth them from there homes....the Military gave us the internet and a few universitys.....Not Al Gore




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#3 15 years ago

Oh yes and those guys at NASA gave us Computers...So people can badmouth them from there homes....the Military gave us the internet and a few universitys.....Not Al Gore




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#4 15 years ago

Its a stupid idea. There is nothing there. Lets work on the moon first.




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#5 15 years ago

Nothing on the moon either except lots of silicon.




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#6 15 years ago

So science, knowledge, exploration and technical advancements are only good as long as they don't cost anything?




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#7 15 years ago

Well that's an odd statement. I'm all for exploring and all that kind of sciency stuff, but your country is in debt and should work on that problem before going out any further. Mars and the Moon are pretty cool places, both being desolate wastelands but the Moon is cool for its lack of atmosphere and funny gravity.




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#8 15 years ago

And Mars is just as cool, if not more, since it is the closes thing we have to an Earth-like planet in the neighbourhood. We can learn tons of thing about our own planet by studying Mars.




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#9 15 years ago

well if you launch over a trillian dollars into space, with human lives on hand, its too dangerous. I really think we should get to the moon first and learn everything we can before we make the big go.




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#10 15 years ago

I think trying to plan a trip to mars is foolish, it would take months to travel to mars and you would need a ship big enough to hold a ton of food and enough propellant solid or liquid that can be almost burned constantly to reach it. It's just not within our reach yet. Plus theres better things that need to be done first, like cancer/aids/world hunger thats more important then going to mars that will be much like the moon, nothing on it worth any interest. And the things we do need to fix/cure can be attained within our life time.