Category Archives: Exploration

Moving Outward

It seems to me…. “The United States was not built by those who waited and rested and wished to look behind them. This country was conquered by those who moved forward, and so will space.” ~ John F. Kennedy[1]. The … Continue reading

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The Economics of Space Exploration

It seems to me…. “I see all this talk about jobs going overseas as a symptom of the absence of innovation. And the absence of innovation is a symptom of there being no major national priority to advance a frontier.” … Continue reading

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Dreams Of A New Frontier

It seems to me…. “I heard the thin gnat-voices cry, star to faint star, across the sky[1].” ~ John Wyndham. What a national embarrassment! The U.S. Congress successfully ended all manned exploration to the moon or other planetary objects following … Continue reading

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Space Exploration: Why Now?

It seems to me… “Man is an artifact designed for space travel.  He is not designed to remain in his present biologic state any more than a tadpole is designed to remain a tadpole.”  ~ William S. Burroughs. I was … Continue reading

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Space – The Lost Frontier

It seems to me… Space: The final frontier.  These are the voyages of the Starship, Enterprise.  Its 5 year mission: to explore strange new worlds, to seek out new life and new civilizations, to boldly go where no man has … Continue reading

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Budget Recommendations

It seems to me… I do not understand those hapless defenders of the status quo romanticizing a time in our past that never was.  Let’s imagine a future that might be – and then commit to whatever is necessary to … Continue reading

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