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Asgardia wants to be the world's first space nation. By 2023, its citizens plan to establish their own laws, government and currency. In space.
In the five decades since Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong first set foot on the moon, our philosophical reasons for going into outer space haven’t become any clearer.
For those committed to capitalism’s longevity, colonising space is an obvious solution to structural crises.
Should we protect space because doing so will benefit humans, or is there some intrinsic value in preserving places beyond our own planet?
Even when the story is objectively wholesome and pure, YouTube’s algorithm will find a way to ruin it.
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New signals from possible “aliens” remind us that the largest puzzle of all is not space, but our own minds.
As China lands an uncrewed craft on the far side of the moon, humanity continues to look to space for salvation. But 50 years after the moon landing, we still have not found the answers we were looking for.
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We need more science and scientists in popular culture, so that children don’t give up on it as only for “boffins”.