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From the press release: In this ground-breaking new history of early America, historian Robert Zimmerman not only exposes the lie behind The New York Times 1619 Project that falsely claims slavery is central to the history of the United States, he also provides profound lessons about the nature of human societies, lessons important for Americans today as well as for all future settlers on Mars and elsewhere in space.

 
Conscious Choice: The origins of slavery in America and why it matters today and for our future in outer space, is a riveting page-turning story that documents how slavery slowly became pervasive in the southern British colonies of North America, colonies founded by a people and culture that not only did not allow slavery but in every way were hostile to the practice.  
Conscious Choice does more however. In telling the tragic history of the Virginia colony and the rise of slavery there, Zimmerman lays out the proper path for creating healthy societies in places like the Moon and Mars.

 

“Zimmerman’s ground-breaking history provides every future generation the basic framework for establishing new societies on other worlds. We would be wise to heed what he says.” —Robert Zubrin, founder of founder of the Mars Society.

 

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New Horizons to wake up on December 6 for its July Pluto flyby

Planetary exploration without end! New Horizons is set to come out of hibernation for the last time on December 6 to begin preparing for its July fly-by of Pluto.

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One comment

  • Darren

    Yawn! Took long enough to get there! We really need to invest in better propulsion technology if we are going to routinely access deep space and keep the public interested and scientists alive long enough to see the fruits of their labor.

    Also, New Horizons should have been designed to be an orbiting mission. You are spending all this time and money for a fly-by….seems to me it would have been worth it to make it an orbital mission. Extra cost/mass for sure, but it would have been worth it since the Pluto system has turned out to be more interesting than we thought.

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