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    Quote Originally Posted by amyzzz View Post
    Why are you so defensive about space travel, menik?
    Because it's never going to work, not on a major scale, never. Nasa has a hard enough time getting their shit to work, what makes you think that some private companies or Richard Branson will create something efficient and safe? And what's the point when the price tag to go on a trip is $200,000? Even if prices drop to $100,000 or $75,000....it still caters to no one but the rich and famous, and who really gives a fuck if they can go enjoy 15 seconds of weightlessness in space or not? I don't.

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    I'm hoping it will work, and it will snowball into a huge industry until we get to the point where human Martians and human Lunar people are fighting for independence from Earth. It's a beautiful thing.
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    Im all for some space. If I could afford it I do it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Young blood View Post
    YES.
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    Kuato rocks
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    Quote Originally Posted by menikmati View Post
    Because it's never going to work, not on a major scale, never. Nasa has a hard enough time getting their shit to work, what makes you think that some private companies or Richard Branson will create something efficient and safe? And what's the point when the price tag to go on a trip is $200,000? Even if prices drop to $100,000 or $75,000....it still caters to no one but the rich and famous, and who really gives a fuck if they can go enjoy 15 seconds of weightlessness in space or not? I don't.
    what he said...and a waste of resources!!!

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    I'm not calling it a waste of resources. If private companies wanna waste their money doing this, then fine....but don't think they're doing it in the interest of you, because they're not.

    I have no problem with Nasa, though I think there are problems with them too.

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    I'm fully against space travel, NASA, caring about space, looking up at the stars, calling astronauts heroes...
    *based upon tedious fact checking.

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    Quote Originally Posted by menikmati View Post
    I'm not calling it a waste of resources. If private companies wanna waste their money doing this, then fine....but don't think they're doing it in the interest of you, because they're not.
    I'm not sure I understand what you're saying. So why are they doing this, menik?
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    Oh my god. Oh my god, I am crying right now. Seriously. That is possibly the funniest thing I have ever seen. Ahahahahhahahahaha. Oh man. I am going to happy for the rest of the day. Thank you.
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    Quote Originally Posted by amyzzz View Post
    I'm not sure I understand what you're saying. So why are they doing this, menik?
    $$$

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    Im fucking going into space and ill bring moon rocks to Coachella 09. hows that kiddies??

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    i'm all for one way space travel. there's a few cornheads i'd pay top dollar to have sent to the moon...
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    Well, duh. Any industry needs to make money. But why choose THIS industry? It doesn't seem like a great money-making venture to me. There are a ton of risks involved.
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    I don't know. I do know its never gonna work. It's very risky, and I won't be surprised if something bad happens.

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    Its not gonna happen. You swear. This is real life.

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    Something bad will happen, but then they will pick up and go on. We have to colonize the ENTIRE UNIVERSE. GO FORTH AND MULTIPLY, God said. He said it, not me. heh.
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    Star Wars is never going to happen. I'm sorry.

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    i hope theres a faulty o-ring on bransons little toy

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    Too much $$$$ to go to the Moon. It takes too long just to get to Mars. Other planets are either too hot or too cold or just too far to get there.

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    It is the begining of something, if it is successful than they will keep expanding. True it is risky but if you choose to go into space you should understand that risk already. When airtravel was first done by private companies it was the same thing just rich people flying for a few minutes. It then expanded to cover real air travel, again only for the rich. Now it is cheap enough for the common man to do it.

    Will it ever be that successful who knows, but this is the first step in that direction. Space travel for the middle class will probably not be possible in our lifetimes though but I wouldn't say never.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Blinken View Post
    It is the begining of something, if it is successful than they will keep expanding. True it is risky but if you choose to go into space you should understand that risk already. When airtravel was first done by private companies it was the same thing just rich people flying for a few minutes. It then expanded to cover real air travel, again only for the rich. Now it is cheap enough for tthe common man to do it.

    Will it ever be that successful who knows, but this is the first step in that direction. Space travel for the common man will not be possible in our lifetimes though but I wouldn't say never.
    Yeah thats a good point. if it does happen i wont happen in our lifetime. maybe 200 years from now or something.

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    I would say our kids have a good chance at seeing it happen, hell we finally got the Jet Packs that we were promissed in the 50's

    Martin Jetpack. Revealed in front of a crowd in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, this human transporter is technically defined by the FAA as an "experimental ultralight airplane, equipped with a gas-powered, V-4 piston engine and two ducted fans that provide the lift." Currently, the $100,000 machine can only hover for around 30 minutes and rise to 8,000 feet, and those who sign up to purchase one will first have to complete 15 hours of flight training as well as a "safety screening."
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    Quote Originally Posted by bluemamba View Post
    Too much $$$$ to go to the Moon. It takes too long just to get to Mars. Other planets are either too hot or too cold or just too far to get there.
    good god...

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    Ignore feature, nips.
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    just for clarification, the virgin galactic space flights weightless period is a hell of a lot longer than fifteen seconds.
    whoever said that was just making things up.

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