How can an idea turn into a plan? It needs to be discussed, analyzed and debated. The intention of the discussion forum is to facilitate conversations that lead to action.

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Asteroid Mining Vehicle

This post is to discuss the technology behind an asteroid mining vehicle. Some points to ponder: How will the craft securely attach itself to the asteroid once it gets there? What about movement on the asteroid? What types of tooling is needed to drill into an asteroid of X makeup? ...
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Facilitate Escape Velocity

Ok so I was riding my 150cc 1987 Honda Elite scooter on the Freeway the other day ;). It was Saturday December 16th 2017 and it was a very windy day 30-40 MPH gusts. I was on the San Rafeal Bridge going, trying, about 55 MPH. I felt like I was in a tornado. This got me thinking, I know there i...
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Exotic propulsion schemes

The jury is still on for exotic propulsion schemes like EmDrive, Mach Effect Drive (MEGA) etc., but if they work they could open a cheap road to the planets and tomorrow the stars. My last article about that published in Motherboard and CNET:
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Low Earth Luxury

A luxurious resort destination in low Earth orbit. Let turn this idea into reality. recognize that a resort is by definition a commercial for-profit business get more crew -- specifically involve serious business people write business plan incorporate find pre-seed investor...
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Martian Springs

There are, at last count, at least eight for-profit companies and nonprofit foundations with plans to colonize Mars. Is Martian Springs discussion only? Or is there intent for the group to formalize and send people to Mars?
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