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Why Aren’t We Exploring the Universe Yet?

Something that I don’t understand is why humans are still confined to Earth. Like why am I not writing this from another solar system?

We humans have been able to go from drawing symbols on tablets to making quantum computers and selectively mutate genes so, why aren’t we on Mars yet? There are two main reasons:

Limitations of Space Travel

Rockets are too slow and inefficient. Which makes it difficult to travel long distances in a reasonable amount of time while having enough fuel to do so.

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