The beginning of history…

Here’s the latest talk from Robert Zubrin. He discusses some of the key points from his book, The Case for Mars, and how recent advances in the space industry affect them.

“We’re living at what future ages will regard as the beginning of history, and I would suggest we get on with it.”

Water on the Moon

I want to quickly follow up that Moon vs Mars video with this. With the recent confirmation of water ice on the surface at the Moon’s poles, some interesting possibilities open up.

Here’s a fascinating study that explores the logistics and economics of water mining on the Moon. Once again: these things are going to happen sooner than we expect.

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