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Hat over the Fence 4

Just when you thought the series was over
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Research toward sending people into space can be encouraged with a massive advertising campaign. Funded by an anonymous billionaire with a financial interest in the space industry it would advertise the wonderful, adventurous, and glamorous life of a Space Pioneer. If enough people become convinced this is the life for them they'll start to ask their politicians why we aren't there yet.
Voice, Jul 12 2010


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       If an anonymous billionaire told you to jump off a cliff...?
zen_tom, Jul 12 2010
  

       Hat over the fence approach to space travel would be the one in _2001_: The Discovery was a one-way trip; there was going to be a second ship to recover the crew -- but that one wasn't built yet, when Discovery was launched. Talk about a Congress-proof budget for manned space exploration!
mouseposture, Jul 13 2010
  

       "A new life awaits you in the offworld colonies..."
normzone, Jul 13 2010
  


 

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