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The technological know how required JUST TO PERFORM THE JOURNEYS NECESSARY DOES NOT EXIST YET!
originally posted by: toysforadults
a reply to: TrueBrit
it's easily possible that the world governments could work together and build a base on the moon in 48 years
AND OR (XOR)
a secret space program
originally posted by: TrueBrit
a reply to: toysforadults
How in the hell do I think I know that?
Because of places just like ATS, where once upon a time, there were people who, without the support of university funding or any officialdom, constructed astronomical observatories with gear including large, powerful telescopes, radio telescopy equipment, the ability to observe the sky in many wavelengths, methods, and so on.
This planet is covered with people who, quite without any involvement or awareness on the part of governments world wide, have, together, an all encompassing view of the sky, and what happens in it. If someone powered up an exotic engine within this solar system, someone would know about it a few light minutes later.