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Offline daimond

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Looking Buddhist volunter to live in mars forever.
« on: October 29, 2010, 06:57:13 am »
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NASA is planning an audacious mission to send a manned spacecraft on a one-way trip to permanently settle on other planets. The ambitious idea is known as the Hundred Years Starship and would send astronauts to colonise planets like Mars, knowing they could never come home.


http://www.disinfo.com/2010/10/hundred-year-starship-readying-for-sending-humans-to-settle-new-worlds/
http://www.zeenews.com/news664343.html
http://journalofcosmology.com/Mars108.html

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Re: Looking Buddhist volunter to live in mars forever.
« Reply #1 on: October 29, 2010, 10:21:45 am »
Sign me up!

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Re: Looking Buddhist volunter to live in mars forever.
« Reply #2 on: October 29, 2010, 07:00:01 pm »
I wonder why they call it the Hundred Years Starship. The travel time to Mars is only about a year and half, right? And a trip to Mars doesn't go anywhere near other stars, right?

Don't sign me up, it looks like the planners haven't a clue what they are talking about.
Sergeant Schultz was onto something.

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Re: Looking Buddhist volunter to live in mars forever.
« Reply #3 on: October 29, 2010, 07:05:55 pm »
Beam me up Scottie...I need a break from this planet n myself...  :cheesy:

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Re: Looking Buddhist volunter to live in mars forever.
« Reply #4 on: October 29, 2010, 08:14:28 pm »
Beam me up Scottie...I need a break from this planet n myself...  :cheesy:

No matter where you beam to, there you are. Complete with all your troubles and the tendency to generate more of the same. No escape by travel.
Sergeant Schultz was onto something.

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Re: Looking Buddhist volunter to live in mars forever.
« Reply #5 on: December 23, 2010, 06:56:59 pm »
If any of you do end up being selected. please see if my sunglasses are still on the west edge of Cydonia Mensae near a lounge chair and cooler ..... You can have the chair, cooler, umbrella and Lawn Darts ...
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Re: Looking Buddhist volunter to live in mars forever.
« Reply #6 on: December 24, 2010, 04:44:41 am »
Yes, they're still here...

Is the Startan oil yours as well?

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Re: Looking Buddhist volunter to live in mars forever.
« Reply #7 on: December 24, 2010, 12:49:08 pm »
Yes, they're still here...

Is the Startan oil yours as well?

 :socool:

 
...i found there was no "i" anywhere.....

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Re: Looking Buddhist volunter to live in mars forever.
« Reply #8 on: December 24, 2010, 09:17:55 pm »
Yup they're his. So are the beer cans, cigarette butts and chocolate bar wrappers. The charitable magazines about poor young women so impoverished they cannot afford clothes are his too.
Sergeant Schultz was onto something.

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Re: Looking Buddhist volunter to live in mars forever.
« Reply #9 on: December 24, 2010, 09:30:24 pm »
Hey!! They were paid a very decent wage for applying that Startan!!! :smack:
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Re: Looking Buddhist volunter to live in mars forever.
« Reply #10 on: December 25, 2010, 01:53:30 am »
The Red Mars / Green Mars / Blue Mars trilogy by Kim Stanley Robinson is worth reading if you're interested in the colonization of Mars.

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Re: Looking Buddhist volunter to live in mars forever.
« Reply #11 on: December 29, 2010, 02:59:51 am »
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NASA is planning an audacious mission to send a manned spacecraft on a one-way trip to permanently settle on other planets. The ambitious idea is known as the Hundred Years Starship and would send astronauts to colonise planets like Mars, knowing they could never come home.

It's a bleedin' waste of money when we have a perfectly good planet here, better to spend the money on birth control and looking after the environment here.  And what was the point of sending people to the moon?  Pah!

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Re: Looking Buddhist volunter to live in mars forever.
« Reply #12 on: December 30, 2010, 12:23:28 am »

It's a bleedin' waste of money when we have a perfectly good planet here, better to spend the money on birth control and looking after the environment here.  And what was the point of sending people to the moon?  Pah!

Spiny

Right on Spiny! I tell ya these young 'uns, galavanting across the solar system, leaving jobs undone, spending money like it grows on trees, why, let 'em put a hand to honest work and earn some money, like me and  my daddy and his daddy before him. Hmph. Earth just ain't good enough for 'em ah reckon. They got no feel fer the dirt, won't mess up they pretty hands with some perfectly good grubbin in the soil for roots and things to eat. Oh no, it's all gotta be pasteurized, homogenized and tarnationized. Dunno where they get all these high falutin ideas from, probably from sittin all day long with they nose stuck in some useless book or something while the cows go unmilked too. Tractor needs re-sleevin' and sidin' on the house needs rotatin' and they's off dreaming of other planets fer crying in the soup. Shameful, I tell ya, shameful. Grandaddy'd be spinnin in his grave if he knew what they was up to!
Sergeant Schultz was onto something.

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Re: Looking Buddhist volunter to live in mars forever.
« Reply #13 on: December 30, 2010, 03:30:34 am »

It's a bleedin' waste of money when we have a perfectly good planet here, better to spend the money on birth control and looking after the environment here.  And what was the point of sending people to the moon?  Pah!

Spiny

Right on Spiny! I tell ya these young 'uns, galavanting across the solar system, leaving jobs undone, spending money like it grows on trees, why, let 'em put a hand to honest work and earn some money, like me and  my daddy and his daddy before him. Hmph. Earth just ain't good enough for 'em ah reckon. They got no feel fer the dirt, won't mess up they pretty hands with some perfectly good grubbin in the soil for roots and things to eat. Oh no, it's all gotta be pasteurized, homogenized and tarnationized. Dunno where they get all these high falutin ideas from, probably from sittin all day long with they nose stuck in some useless book or something while the cows go unmilked too. Tractor needs re-sleevin' and sidin' on the house needs rotatin' and they's off dreaming of other planets fer crying in the soup. Shameful, I tell ya, shameful. Grandaddy'd be spinnin in his grave if he knew what they was up to!

Ooo-ar, that's right.  These young-uns, live now, pay later, they're just a load of adrenaline junkies, what they need is a good war!

Spiny




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Re: Looking Buddhist volunter to live in mars forever.
« Reply #14 on: December 31, 2010, 11:13:04 am »
Looking after the environment .....
 
The Universe will take care of itself. More often then not without any regard for what some pitiful insignificant life-form(s) thinks should be done .....   :D
...i found there was no "i" anywhere.....

 


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