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TNA contributing editor and space engineer offers a purpose-driven plan for recurring missions to the Moon using ’s Falcon rockets and Dragon spacecraft.
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Fraser Cain 22h
Robert Zubrin, father of "Mars Direct" proposes the Moon Direct Plan -
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The New Atlantis Nov 19
Can space resources become private property, or are they the “common heritage of mankind”? As explains, the future of space exploration depends on this seemingly obscure legal question.
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The New Atlantis Nov 18
The colonization of other planets, of new worlds, is motivated by hope of a new world-view, a search for a permanent transcendence.
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The New Atlantis Nov 17
New research has conclusively shown that there is abundant ice on the Moon. has a plan to use it to sustain a lunar base and a global exploration program.
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Eric Berger Nov 15
Whoah. Former NASA administrator Mike Griffin says the Lunar Gateway is a "stupid architecture." Setting a goal of 2028 or 2030 in getting to the Moon is so late a date as to be almost worthless.
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The New Atlantis Nov 16
A writeup of the meeting at NASA this week at which Aldrin said he favored 's Moon Direct plan over NASA's current plan for a lunar "gateway":
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Miles Smith Nov 16
Best thing I’ve ever read on the problematic allure of space travel.
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The New Atlantis Nov 16
Replying to @tnajournal
"So far, the tech backlash seems likely not to weaken the tech industry but to strengthen it."
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Blake Seitz Nov 16
Moon Direct: A purpose-driven plan to open the lunar frontier (as endorsed by Buzz Aldrin: )
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The New Atlantis Nov 16
Maybe we choose to go to Mars not because it is hard but because it is easy, easier to be explorer than to find another and better sense of self, writes :
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The New Atlantis Nov 16
The tech backlash shows more concern with the corrupt motives of corporations and bad actors than with the nature of digital technology itself. That’s a problem, argues :
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The New Atlantis Nov 16
In case you missed it, the moon base plan that Aldrin just offered support for is the cover story of our latest issue:
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The New Atlantis Nov 16
What does NASA have to show for the billions it’s spent on its rockets to nowhere? offers a plan to make human space exploration great again, by finally building a permanent base on the moon.
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The New Atlantis Nov 15
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The New Atlantis Nov 15
Not NASA’s SLS rocket but ’s Falcon will take humans back to the Moon — and at vastly lower cost, explains
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LM Sacasas Nov 15
Seems like a fine time to re-up this.
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The New Atlantis Nov 15
Humanity’s future in space must be one of settlement and use, not just exploration and observation, argues
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LM Sacasas Nov 14
“Nothing could be more wretched than to be intolerably depressed as soon as one is reduced to introspection with no means of diversion.” —Pascal, the time he left home without his smartphone.
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The New Atlantis Nov 14
The colonization of space will fail to fulfill our hopes of gardens in the desert, even should we succeed in building towers there or causing plants to grow, unless we first alter ourselves and our purposes, writes
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