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ILLUMINATION

Leaving the Home Planet

Space colonization and the survival of the species.

Photo by SpaceX on Unsplash

There is much talk these days about humankind venturing off-planet — not just to visit alien worlds but to live there. This used to be a fantasy limited to science fiction writers and their fans. Not anymore. Now NASA and other space agencies are seriously considering the possibility of setting up colonies on the Moon, Mars and elsewhere.

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Walt McLaughlin

Philosopher of wildness, writing about the divine in nature, being human, and backcountry excursions.