November202012

thedailywhat:

Stop What You’re Doing And Watch The Hell Out Of This of the Day: “The Frontier is Everywhere” — breathtaking fan-made NASA promo video, lovingly compiled by YouTuber damewse, and “narrated” by Carl Sagan.

In all of their brilliance, NASA seems to have forgotten to share their hopes and dreams in a way the public can relate to, leaving one of humanities grandest projects with terrible PR and massive funding cuts. I have a lot of ideas for a NASA marketing campaign, but I doubt they’d pay me even minimum wage to work for them.

Dear NASA: Don’t mess this up.

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“Everyone I know who says that going to Mars is a ‘waste of resources’ gives me too high a number for how much they think NASA is getting. I say, ‘How much do you think they’re getting on your tax dollar?’ They say 10 percent, 15 percent. It’s one-half of one penny (per taxpayer). And you’re gonna attack NASA for its one-half of one penny, and say its ‘spending it on the wrong things,’ when NASA is a force of nature unto itself to inspire a generation to wanna become scientifically literate?! And one of the greatest problems this nation has today is the absence of science literacy!”

Dr. NEIL DeGRASSE TYSON, responding to host Bill Maher saying that going to Mars is “a waste of resources,” on Real Time.

Fuck yeah.

(via inothernews)

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inothernews:

theweekmagazine:

NASA wants to send astronauts into space and never bring them back.
In the works is a “Hundred Year Starship” that will be designed to take humans on a one-way trip to other planets, like Mars. “It would really be little different from the first white settlers of the North American continent, who left Europe with little expectation of return.” 
Right. No difference at all.
Anyone wanna volunteer for this?
Photo credit: CC BY gnews pics

Why just one starship when they can do a rag-tag fleet of ships?  :-)

inothernews:

theweekmagazine:

NASA wants to send astronauts into space and never bring them back.

In the works is a “Hundred Year Starship” that will be designed to take humans on a one-way trip to other planets, like Mars. “It would really be little different from the first white settlers of the North American continent, who left Europe with little expectation of return.” 

Right. No difference at all.

Anyone wanna volunteer for this?

Photo credit: CC BY gnews pics

Why just one starship when they can do a rag-tag fleet of ships? :-)
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blackadder:

rrrick:

(via retrollama)

I wanted one of these.

blackadder:

rrrick:

(via retrollama)

I wanted one of these.

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thedailywhat:

Fan-Made NASA Promo of the Day: YouTuber damewse„ who, you might recall, posted a stellar homemade promo for NASA in the hopes of showing the Federal Space Explorers how good their PR can be, is back with second part of his Carl Sagan-narrated pitch series, “Life Looks for Life.” 

[thd.]

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