While I'd call you an incredible cynic.
John Marlow wrote:
> I'd call you a raging optimist.
> "And if you wanna breathe you gotta buy his air..."
Whose air? What? You think a Mars penal colony is likely to be built
> Also, keep in mind any earthside government could nuke the whole
> works with relative impunity--nobody's gonna start a nukewar on earth
> over a bit of slagged Martian real estate.
Only if they ship up a nuke. Launching a nuke with a TitanIII/Agena
booster for a ballistic strike on Mars is a far more difficult mission
than a normal ICBM. I doubt they'd get any better than 10-30 km
> "He who can destroy a thing, controls a thing."
> Food for thought.
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