Lease this WebApp and get rid of the ads.
Smartin
To answer the question directly, I can only think of two
Thu Dec 30, 2010 18:17
24.180.179.111

reasons.

1) They have a vision whereby the endeavor would be highly profitable.

2) They are extremely wealthy and driven by the desire to explore that which has not been accomplished before.

I guess that's kind of dry, but I'll stick with that for now.

  • How would they profit? Are you talking about paying customers? NASA doesn't own Mars. As far as I know, no one has claimed to own Mars. I think the only objection would be that it seems dangerous.... more
    • To answer the question directly, I can only think of two — Smartin, Thu Dec 30 18:17
    • Imagine Owning The Only Working Mars Spaceport...Uru Hammer, Tue Dec 21 16:34
      ...available to any space agency that wants to use it, for a fee. I could see private enterprise hustling out there and setting up a station, maybe on one of Mars' moons or in orbit, accompanied by a ... more
    • Above post was by me.Ken C, Tue Dec 21 12:56
      I'm usually logged in so my name gets put in automatically.
Click here to receive daily updates