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Why the future of space faring will be virtual

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We’re in the middle of a long silly season for space exploration. Overly influenced by sci-fi dreams of cowboys in space, fanboy billionaires and politically-driven NASA planners alike are fixated on the entirely pointless pursuit of pushing humans out of Earth’s gravity well at huge expense in order to achieve precisely nothing whatsoever of scientific value. Mars…




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Allan Milne Lees

Allan Milne Lees

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