5 Reasons We Don’t Need a Base on Mars Anytime Soon

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The Wright Brothers first got us off the ground and into the era of powered, controlled human flight 110 years ago, OK? So please forgive human progress if we don’t have a base on a distant planet anytime soon – especially because the chances are good that we won’t. Science fiction books and films have long depicted Martian outposts, and the scientific (and pseudo-scientific) community can talk in concrete terms about how a base on Mars could exist within the relatively near future, but we are here to tell you that “could” and “will” are about 34 million miles apart.
5 Reasons We Don’t Need a Base on Mars Anytime Soon
Image credit: Wikipedia
The Wright Brothers first got us off the ground and into the era of powered, controlled human flight 110 years ago, OK? So please forgive human progress if we don’t have a base on a distant planet anytime soon – especially because the chances are good that we won’t. Science fiction books and films have long depicted Martian outposts, and the scientific (and pseudo-scientific) community can talk in concrete terms about how a base on Mars could exist within the relatively near future, but we are here to tell you that “could” and “will” are about 34 million miles apart.
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