It’s time we leave low Earth orbit again. This time, let’s head for that red planet next door. It offers the best prospects for long term settlement, and Earth is too fragile a basket to keep all our eggs in.
I have a PhD in aero/astro engineering from MIT, and experience as a spacecraft systems engineer. You might know me as Canada’s Greatest Know-it-All (Discovery Channel TV show). To learn more, please find my videos on Youtube at AndrewRader.
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