Earthlings haven’t any interest that is vested the status quo on Mars, with no one else seems to either.

Earthlings haven’t any interest that is vested the status quo on Mars, with no one else seems to either.

Before then, it is an ecological and free-for-all that is economic. Already, as Impey pointed out to the AAAS panel, private companies are engaged in a place race of sorts. For the present time, the viable ones operate because of the blessing of NASA, catering straight to its (governmental) needs. However if capitalism becomes the driving force behind space travel – whether through luxury vacations to the Moon, safari tours of Europa, mining asteroids for precious minerals, or turning alien worlds into microbial gardens we harvest for ourselves – the total amount struck between preservation and exploitation, unless strictly defined and powerfully enforced, will likely be susceptible to shifting in line with companies’ profit margins. Because of the chance, today’s nascent space industry may become the second oil industry, raking within the cash by destroying environments with society’s tacit approval. „Earthlings haven’t any interest that is vested the status quo on Mars, with no one else seems to either.“ weiterlesen