Atheists for a Vigorous Space Program


Atheists for a Vigorous Space Program

This is a group for atheists who are interested in encouraging and fostering an effective space program for the purpose of exploration, technological development, resource development, energy production, and the long term survival of humanity.

Location: EARTH
Members: 154
Latest Activity: Sep 6, 2017



Discussion Forum

Weird Dust Ring Discovered Near Venus Orbit

Started by Steph S. Nov 21, 2013. 0 Replies

cientists have…Continue

The Challenger Disaster - Discovery Channel

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Joan Denoo Nov 17, 2013. 7 Replies

Last night I watched a well-done dramatization of the investigation into the catastrophic events of 28 January, 1986, when at 73 seconds into the 51L shuttle mission, the Space Shuttle Challenger was…Continue

Tags: investigation, disaster, Donald Kutyna, Sally Ride, Challenger

We're NASA and We Know It!

Started by Loren Miller Aug 17, 2012. 0 Replies

Gettin' DOWN with Curiosity, y'all!Continue

Tags: MSL, Curiosity, NASA

Space Advocacy: Harder Than Rocket Science?

Started by Sarah Walton. Last reply by Nathan Hevenstone Apr 14, 2012. 1 Reply

In his article Jeff Carr suggests that space advocacy is harder than rocket science. More to the point, public relations and marketing is hard. …Continue

Tags: public relations, space advocacy

Human Colonization of Space- A Kind of "Manifest Destiny?"

Started by Mrina. Last reply by Nicholas K. Apr 6, 2012. 23 Replies

Will we do it at some point anyway or do we need to be trying a lot harder now to achieve it? On a similar note, does planetary protection of Mars matter? Should we be THIS careful, or should we just…Continue

International Space Apps Challenge April 21-22 2012

Started by Sarah Walton Mar 10, 2012. 0 Replies

If someone here is a member of any coding groups could you please pass them on to them? Or anyone else with the skills and interest to help out? Events in San Francisco, Sao Paulo, Oxford, Exeter,…Continue

Tags: science, citizen, NASA, ISS

While colonizing space (moon, Mars, etc.) what sort of government will be created(decided upon) by the people who will do the colonization?

Started by Cane Kostovski. Last reply by Madhukar Kulkarni Jan 7, 2012. 12 Replies

My guess is that primarily scientists will be the ones colonizing the Moon and Mars. If I am right, then I would venture to say that they will create a government that will be more desirable to the…Continue

NOAA Warns Of Gap In Future Forecasting Abilities

Started by George Aug 27, 2011. 0 Replies

NPR Interview with Scientific American writer David Biello about Congress' fund slashing for vital satellites that monitor the earth's weather.…Continue

Tags: science, weather, hurricane, forecasting, NASA

My Opinion: Our best hope..

Started by Cane Kostovski Jan 29, 2011. 0 Replies

I think the people at the web site below have our best hope of a technology that will provide cheap and safe transportation to low earth orbit. No rocket fuel needed for the trip up or down, but…Continue

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by JstN Earthling Jun 6, 2010. 4 Replies

Cape Canaveral, Florida (CNN) -- Friday's test launch of the Falcon 9 rocket was "essentially a bullseye," SpaceX officials said after the rocket successfully pushed past the earth's atmosphere and…Continue

Tags: Dragon, Falcon 9, Space X, NASA

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Comment by Gecko, of Richie! on March 1, 2010 at 4:26pm
Susan thanks for posting the link. Demonstrates how long we have been talking about Mars! And yet the foot dragging seems to have been renewed!
Comment by Susan Stanko on February 28, 2010 at 3:57pm
Comment by Diaddy_lil_Freethinker on February 24, 2010 at 8:46pm
Thanks for the invite! ;)
Comment by Vyktor Alzirr on February 24, 2010 at 1:47am
True...I had forgotten about that :P That and the regolith getting in all the uncomfortable places, hehehe
Comment by Gecko, of Richie! on February 24, 2010 at 1:44am
Vyktor your suggestion is the way to go for more than just beauty. Thats how we also protect ourselves from radiation!
Comment by Vyktor Alzirr on February 24, 2010 at 1:41am
@ Chris: Well, maybe we can put a very small station on the moon's surface, with the rest underground, so we can use lunar resources without spoiling luna's beautiful face, besides, how else could we visit the moon and enjoy it's pristine appeal?
Comment by Vyktor Alzirr on February 24, 2010 at 1:38am
Hehehe, Indeed. All I know is that I cannot day before leaving the planet at least once.
Comment by Gecko, of Richie! on February 24, 2010 at 12:42am
O thats gonna be a helluva night sky!!
Comment by Tom Thompson on February 24, 2010 at 12:36am
I don't really have my eye on anywhere in particular. Some watery patch in the Milky Way would do for a brief stint. I have to move along before we collide with the Andromeda galaxy in 3-5 billion years though. :D
Comment by Gecko, of Richie! on February 24, 2010 at 12:32am
Waht would be your most desired drop off location Tom?? :-)

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