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  1. cabal Brown Belt

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    because they just flexed their muscle ..pursuing the outer space is just the fantasy of people raised up by sf tv show and movies.
     
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  2. GhostZ06 Gold Belt

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    ok Scyther
     
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  3. Arkain2K Si vis pacem, para bellum

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    Physics say so, actually. :cool:
     
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    and then after the Moon is scavenged of all its resources, Trump will also deny there is lunar warming
     
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    Maybe start with recycling resources on Earth first?
     
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    Future generation's problem

    Drill baby drill!
     
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  7. Arkain2K Si vis pacem, para bellum

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    Not sure what recycling bottles and cans have anything to do with this race to extract ultra-rare Helium-3 isotopes from the moon, unless you neglected to inform the science community that you have invented your own innovative version of a powerful, safe, and 100% clean fusion reactor that runs on recycled aluminum & plastic instead of Helium-3.
     
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  8. Arkain2K Si vis pacem, para bellum

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    China and Europe's 'Moon village' could boost lunar mining, space tourism
    We may dream of colonizing Mars, but in the meantime, a moonbase is on the table.
    By Charlie Osborne | April 27, 2017

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    Chinese and European space agencies have come together to consider the possibility of a new joint base on the Moon.

    Representatives from both groups, China's space agency and the European Space Agency (ESA) have begun discussing collaborative projects including the moonbase alongside other joint schemes, and as China continues to grow in the space exploration arena, a human outpost could benefit both parties.

    As reported by The Independent, the so-called "Moon village" could act not only as a launching pad for other missions -- such as trips to Mars -- but also could become a base for lunar mining or space tourism.

    The discussions were first revealed by Tian Yulong, the secretary general of China's space group, and later confirmed by European representative Pal Hvistendahl.

    "The Chinese have a very ambitious moon program already in place," Hvistendahl told the publication. "Space has changed since the space race of the Sixties."

    "We recognize that to explore space for peaceful purposes, we do international cooperation," the spokesperson added.

    China was late to the space exploration game but has caught up rapidly, becoming the third country to send a human into space in 2003 and launching everything from cargo ships to satellite since. The country is also joining NASA, Europe, India, the US, and the United Arab Emirates in the hopes of sending research vehicles in July 2020 to Mars, taking advantage of a small time window in which such a launch is possible.

    At a Senate hearing on Wednesday, companies involved in the space industry pressed for a shake-up of existing, aging laws on research and collaboration, including tweaking the UN Space Treaty to prevent "ownership" of space assets such as the Moon by nations, as reported by Quartz.

    China plans to land two lunar probes in the next year. In the meantime, the US Trump Administration has talked up plans to visit both the Moon and Mars but declined to join discussions with China and the ESA.

    http://www.zdnet.com/article/china-and-europe-plot-to-build-base-on-the-moon/
     
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    They came and they left. No signs of intelligent life to contact unfortuneately. Sounds like a joke but many have seriously theorized that to be the case.
     
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    last thing i want is the chinese on the moon.
     
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    NASA is going to the moon in the next 5-6 years. I went to a talk given by an engineer here in Houston, who works for NASA. Not a settlement if that is what you meant.
     
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    I thought that treaty was about weaponizing the moon?
     
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  14. Arkain2K Si vis pacem, para bellum

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    As long as they do their thing in their own corner and don't try to buzz our rovers, or there's gonna be some Lunar Destruction Derby action up in here.

    Anyway, since mainland Europe casted their lot with the communists, we should set up a space mining consortium with Britain, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Australia, and Canada.
     
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    Any discussion of mining the Moon is moot at this point because we don't have a vehicle system capable of carrying out a mining operation APART from the insane expense of travel costs.
    Nobody else does either and I'm not aware of any serious plans to establish operations.
     
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    i have no interest in working with the Chinese why the fuck the ESA would is beyond me when we are right next door
     
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    10% of the 3He just on the topsoil of the moon would supply the current energy consumption of the the earth for a 1000 years, over 4 times as efficient as nuclear and its clean energy with no toxic waste.

    Good article with lots of neat info.
    https://ktwop.com/2014/08/16/its-coming-but-dont-invest-just-yet-in-mining-helium-3-on-the-moon/

    A Roommate from college has been at SpaceX for ten years and has mentioned it's one of their main goals to accomplish. They have a heavy rocket about to launch that can move well over 50 tons and about 200 tons of
    3He will power the everything on earth for a over a year.

    Definitely going to happen and companies are racing for it... Exciting stuff.
     
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    this is the kind of shit i wanna see
     
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    http://interestingengineering.com/nasa-seeks-partners-for-possible-moon-mining/



     
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    I think Global Warming is the "Great Filter." If they have technology, unless there is some other power source other than burning shit, then they will go through what we are going through. All intelligent races end up turning their home worlds into wet greenhouses and destroying them.
     
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