Would you take part in the Mars One settlement planned for 2023? Why or why not?
The Mars colonization project is led by a prominent Dutch scientist and is an entirely private enterprise -- or so they say ;-). Pioneers are expected to move to Mars for the rest of their lives.
See the four-minute project promo video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6QoEEGySGm4
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No, I am would be too old to adapt to the harsh conditions. Space travel alone would take 2 years to even get there. So I will have to pass and stay cozy in my house in Montana.
No problem, Woodchip! According to Steve Martin, Mars already has plenty of kittens. You can hear him talk about it on YouTube: www.youtube.com/watch?v=3XHcSGLXpCc. These kittens do not age or die.
Birds and bees might adapt. At first though it'll just be indoor areas on Mars that have wildlife, unless wildlife is already present.
You can have an advanced aviary in your dome, but it's really not the same... I'm with you, Woodchip!
I don't want to leave earth. Really. Never.
Why? Because I love it here. Too much beauty to fill my head vs a giant desert with rocks and hills.
Although zero gravity would be pretty cool.
I would not. That sounds like the biggest "horror show" in the world to me. Astronauts who have described seeing Earth from space have said how seeing the blue and green planet is so beautiful and incredibly moving to them. Maybe I'm just a creature of habit, but I love the aspects of Nature that we have here on Earth. Earth is where I want to stay.
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