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OPINION: Private Space Flight

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Sometimes the price of innovation is death.  Thousands of pioneers over the centuries have been willing to pay that price in the hopes of finding a better future for themselves and their progeny.  They pushed the frontiers back in an attempt to seize the future.

 

Why are we so unwilling to follow their example?  Why has manned space exploration become far too expensive for us?

 

 

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Big Bad Bald Guys

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If you watch enough science fiction movies--like I do--you will eventually come to the realization that an awful lot of the villains, aliens, and robots are depicted as bald guys. As a future Bald Guy of America, this concerns me deeply. I mean, after it stops turnin' gray and starts turnin' loose, am I going to suddenly seek out a lair, get a Persian cat, and try to take over the universe?

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