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I'm not seeing where you're getting "suppressed"? I think not getting the funding was for the best, he might have had ambition but you need more than ambition and money if you're planning on going into space. The plans seem like they were a little less than half baked.
Even If say, I wanted to build a space rocket and I had all the money I needed, here in modern U.S.. I would never be able to build a space ship, or at least not one that wouldn't ultimately turn into a giant casket in space or on earth.
A good story, nonetheless.edit on 24-11-2013 by kx12x because: (no reason given)
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Okay okay, I'll stop. I don't want to come off as culturally insensitive.
So do you have any shred of evidence whatsoever, that this idea was technically capable of getting off the ground? (both literally and figuratively?) Because without that, your whole premise is completely misleading and borderline HOAX material.
It may be a "feel good" story or whatever, but it's really no different than little kids thinking they are going to build a working spaceship out of old fridge boxes in the garage. It's cute, but it isn't real, and honestly is very offensive to people who actually did put the real effort and legwork and accomplished things, vs someone who thinks their idea is golden and only a lack of funding by evil whitey stopped them.
I'm sure there are plenty of people who *think* they could easily go to mars, or whatever else. It's an absolutely monumental effort to get people to the Moon, one which requires a massive investment of materials, money, and highly educated people. They had none of those things, to think their dream of going to Mars was anything OTHER than just a dream seems based on nothing but your own fantasy interpretation of events.