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Space Colony

From Apollo To Frontier

Rick Tumlinson | Posted 07.22.2016 | Technology
Rick Tumlinson

Our system works. Free people in a free economy who are free to exercise their dreams can do anything. WE can do anything. It is time to return to the Moon, open Free Space and go to Mars. It is time to open The Frontier.

Gays In Spaaaaaaace

Domenick Scudera | Posted 06.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Domenick Scudera

Gohmert asked "if you could decide what 40 people you put on the spacecraft that would save humanity, how many of those would be same-sex couples?" Less than a year after he made those remarks, a plan was hatched to send exactly 40 gay people into space to put his hypothesis to the test.

How to Go to Mars - To Stay

Rick Tumlinson | Posted 09.22.2015 | Science
Rick Tumlinson

Let's get this over with once and for all: We are going to Mars. The only questions are: When? Who? How? Which way? And, of course, why?

Elon Musk Wants To Put A Million People On Mars. Here's Why

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 09.30.2014 | Science

No one has been to Mars yet, and Elon Musk wants to change that in a big way. The SpaceX CEO says we need to put a million people on the Red Planet to...

Here's One Wacky Way To Spread Humanity Throughout The Galaxy

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 06.05.2014 | Science

From pizza to prostheses, 3-D printers are being used to whip up all sorts of things. And now scientists are talking about "printing" out batches of p...

Big Ideas in Small Times

Rick Tumlinson | Posted 04.01.2012 | Science
Rick Tumlinson

Crazy may not be the one who says the sun is the center of the solar system, the Earth is round and someday people might fly. It may be those who laugh at such words whose minds are lost.

Mike Sacks

Newt Gingrich Defends Space Plans | Mike Sacks | Posted 01.29.2012 | Politics

Newt Gingrich on Sunday morning defended his much-ridiculed pitch for a space colony on the moon by drawing a distinction between himself and what he ...

WATCH: NASA Imagines 10,000-Person Space Colony In 1975

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 10.22.2011 | Technology

Scroll down for video. In the 1970s, some at NASA believed humans would be colonizing space by now. They conducted a summer study in 1975 that expl...

The End of the Shuttle: The Real Reason We Send People Into Space

Rick Tumlinson | Posted 09.16.2011 | Technology
Rick Tumlinson

This week, the shuttle program ends and we "celebrate" the anniversary of Apollo, when humans first walked on the moon. Yet, many question if we ever went. Why? Because if we had why aren't we still there and far beyond?