A Survival Imperative for Space Colonization

“To ensure our long-term survival, we need to get a colony up and running on Mars within 46 years.”

Ouch! We may resemble that remark… [h/t Garret]

A Survival Imperative for Space Colonization [NY Times Science]
“Maybe the reason civilizations don’t get around to colonizing other planets is that there’s a narrow window when they have the tools, population and will to do so, and the window usually closes on them.”

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I am the non-admin personality of blivet tool & die I have been academically trained as a professional archaeologist (MA, RPA) and now live in Arvada, CO. Father, husband, scientist, geek of several trades, and high-functioning Autistic adult. Future planetary expatriate?