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Thursday, May 26, 2011

 
Metaphor Alert

Robert Zubrin wants to model future space travel after the transcontinental railroad.

Not sure that model will work. We were capable of building major commercial centers on both ends of the historic railroad. We can't yet build a major city away from Earth - so I think we need a different model for our baby steps toward space.

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