Astronaut Chris Hadfield is arguable one of the coolest astronauts since Neil Armstrong. A regular on Google+ he showed the whole world a bevy of interesting things from space. Now Mr. Hadfield is hoping for a lunar colony in the next 30-40 years and even going further saying that he hopes our children will be digging on Mars.
“It’s a pattern we have been following for the last 70,000 years,” Hadfield said. “We gradually made our way around the world. In the last 100 years we have got to Antarctica and now there are people who live there for months at a time.”
“The next logical step is to go the Moon. I am really hoping that within my lifetime we will start living on the Moon,” Hadfield said later in his speech, adding “We have found out in the last couple of weeks that there is water in the soil of Mars. So I am also really hoping that in the lifetime of our children we will be able to start digging that up that on Mars as well.”
I totally agree with him mostly because I’d love to be around to see mankind establish itself outside of this atmosphere. However it pans out, our children will certainly see something develop. Hit the link for source.
Source: FOX News
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