We need to live on Mars and the moon.

March 27, 2016, 11:29 pm

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The debate "We need to live on Mars and the moon." was started by ProudAmerican888 on March 27, 2016, 11:29 pm. 52 people are on the agree side of this discussion, while 122 people are on the disagree side. That might be enough to see the common perception. It looks like most people are against to this statement.

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I think earth is the best. ....yes if we manage to adjust a suitable environment for humans to live on these planets. .It will be a great victory to mankind.but now as we have adjusted ourselves to the atmosphere of earth it will be quite difficult to manage there. ..

2 months ago

that will take years to to do so.

3 months, 1 week ago

Why??Dont u like Earth??Well there is a possibility tht we can live on moon & mars...bt we really dnt need to do so right now...Besides that project will take atleast half a centuary...

2 years, 1 month ago
Jona
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The temperatures at moon are extreme, the duration of day and night is not suitable too. Maybe it could be a good place for vacations. Apart from that the surface of moon is seismically active. The gravity is one sixth that of earth and that could out cost many things that would be required to make it sustainable. And maybe there are some ups too.

2 years, 6 months ago
PsychDave
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The low gravity on the moon could be a benefit. Launching crafts from the moon would take less fuel and it would be easier to move heavy components. Not sure that overcomes the extra costs of needing environmental controls, but there are up sides.

2 years, 6 months ago

Definitely not moon, as it is small, it has very less gravitation force and can not sustain an atmosphere.
But I think we constant effort of people like Elon Musk soon we the human beings would start making mars inhabitable. And its not wrong to work and start searching for better options for saving human beings.

2 years, 6 months ago
neveralone
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true. it would definitely be a word only thing.

2 years, 6 months ago
PsychDave
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I'm sure there is, but it is worth slightly less than whatever paper it's written on. Lol. International treaties are great, except that no one is ever really bound by them. For weapons in space, I would be stunned if the CIA/US military has not put some missiles or something on a satellite. I would similarly be amazed if China had not as well.

2 years, 6 months ago
neveralone
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interesting and more than likely true but by guns I meant isn't there a universal law saying we can't have weapons in space since noone can own space?

2 years, 6 months ago
PsychDave
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Honestly, I'm not sure. I suspect in the early stages there would be competition based on nationality of origin (USA colony vs Chinese colony). Eventually, there would be enough distance that it would start to be like when North America was colonized. Martians associate themselves more with each other than political leaders on a different planet.

As for weapons, it would likely be a moot point for a while at least since weight is at such a premium in space travel. To send a few guns, either more fuel or less other supplies are needed. Since there are no wild animals, the only possible use is on people, which is rather limited utility. Rockets fired from earth could be a risk, but Isreal defends against rocket attacks much faster than would be needed on Mars.

2 years, 6 months ago
neveralone
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and that would be awesome. though politics would be interesting. also how would we handle the weapon problem?

2 years, 6 months ago

We should be researching the needed technology because it could protect us if something catastrophic happened on earth. Nuclear war, a meteorite, or another global cataclysm would currently end humanity. By spreading, we protect the species. It wouldn't help any time soon, but in 100 years we might be able to sustain colonies and protect the human species.

2 years, 6 months ago
PsychDave
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The human body evolved to live in a very specific climate. We are not build for life anywhere it gets cold, that's why we make clothes. We are not made for living on water, that's why we made boats and fishing rods and nets. We continuously developed technology to let us adapt to new environments, Mars is no different.

2 years, 6 months ago

human bodies are designed for Earth only.

2 years, 6 months ago

I think it would be awesome to live on Mars.

2 years, 10 months ago

Talking about financial matters?

3 years, 1 month ago
ototoxic
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The Moon and Mars belongs to nobody, they're desolate. Just like an uninhabited island, there's nothing wrong with making it inhabited, especially out of necessity.

3 years, 3 months ago

For the survival of humanity I think we need to become a multi-planetary civilization, especially since we're engineering the sixth great extinction here on Earth. We can colonize and eventually terraform Mars, but the Moon is more complicated. We could have bases on the moon but there really wouldn't be a point in trying to terraform it.

3 years, 3 months ago

They did pass a bill that areas in space cannot be claimed by any country. However when we achieve worldwide peace, I believe that's when we will expedite colonizing space. Then we will find a way to have conflict there.

3 years, 3 months ago

we should make them ours :D

3 years, 3 months ago

Neither the moon or Mars are ours. They are not ours to take.

3 years, 3 months ago

We don't need to live there, it's not like it is an essential to human life. However, we do need to prepare for the event that we do have to.

3 years, 3 months ago

It would be a cool scientific achievement, but that is about it. Maybe we would need to live there sooner or later. Earth is fine. I guess.

3 years, 3 months ago

You figure out how and kudos you! lol

3 years, 4 months ago

No kidding it would be easier, but that's not another planet.

3 years, 5 months ago
president
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me too

3 years, 5 months ago

I agree with Ryan here.

3 years, 5 months ago

it would be easier to live in the Sahara desert or Antarctica

3 years, 5 months ago

but earth is fine.

3 years, 5 months ago
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