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Old 11-25-16, 03:02 AM
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Originally Posted by Crusaders View Post
There's a cost to it. The cheapening of the cost of flights to the Moon would have been necessary before the mining of Helium-3, on the massive scale that it requires, could have begun. Continuing to go there, continuing to fund our space program adequately would have resulted in a more rapid improvement of our spacecraft technology. Instead, that advancement has moved at a sluggish and pitiful pace.

You slideby?
That's the point. The travel to and from the moon hasn't been made economically feasible... but Mars will be? Not happening.

Slideby? I'm not sure I understand.
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