We must immediately shift the policies of the United States, back to a future oriented policy. The LaRouchePAC basement team is preparing a policy white paper to spell out the crucial issues needed for such a change, and this week's LaRouchePAC in Action should be seen as a window into this process.
A round-trip human expedition to Mars, using current technology, would take two to three years. On such missions, astronauts would lose both muscle and bone mass, and would be exposed to large doses of cosmic rays and solar energetic particles. The cargo required for such a mission would require 9 launches of the largest class rocket for a manned Mars mission.
The only means to set us on the path towards recovery is a three powers collaboration between the United States, Russia, and China. Leaders from two of those nations met last week to sign important agreements on nuclear development.
Diane Sare, candidate for governor of New Jersey, took her campaign team to tour the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory. Her program as governor would reestablish New Jersey as a leader in science, technology and research in the U.S. The following statement originally appeared on the candidate's website dianesare.com.
As the entirety of the Transatlantic system plunges into economic breakdown and the threat of a third World War, one nation in the Americas is expressing a different orientation.
On Tuesday, September 20, the International Space Station Expedition 30 crew held a news conference at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. 21st Century Science & Technology magazine was at the Johnson Space Center on Tuesday to ask the astronauts what their thoughts were on the threat of mass extinctions and role of US/Russian cooperation on great projects in that context.