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NASA's budget is peanuts when compared to a lot of other things.

I'd much rather give Nasa a massive budget, and hear about fantastic finds like this one over listening to various wars.
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maybe so, But I have irrefutable evidence that martians do exist..

proof.gif
Folks, you can't argue with this kind of evidence.
I've closely inspected the pixels and can safely confirm that this is completely legitimate.
Edited by NastyFish - 9/27/12 at 8:10pm
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more evidence thumb.gif
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To go with the person who posted the NGT video, if you agree with everything he said then please show your support and sign the Penny4NASA petition.

Also, not trying to beat a dead horse but if you take the estimate of the total funding for NASA since 1958 til 2008 with inflation taken into account, you get $780 billion over those 50 years. FY 2009, the government spent $737 billion in JUST military spending in one year.

Why is it not possible for the US government to cut defense spending by 0.5% of the total budget and give it to NASA? Here's a list of all of the technologies that NASA has given us over the years. NASA Spinoff

/OT

Interesting find! I'm sure most of us already knew that flowing water was on Mars for some time (riverbeds), but it's good to finally have concrete evidence.
Edited by modinn - 9/27/12 at 8:53pm
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Isn't that kind of a logical fallacy? Just because there was water, doesn't necessarily mean there was absolutely life there.

Appeal to probability. It's rather obvious that he was kidding, though.
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Alien please show yourself
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Mars is like half the size of Earth so it's gravitational field simply wasn't strong enough to maintain a working ecosystem. frown.gif

Kinda sad really...
     
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wasent there a theory that mars may have been like earth in the past, but was hit by a big meteor which made it the way it is now.
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Mars is like half the size of Earth so it's gravitational field simply wasn't strong enough to maintain a working ecosystem. frown.gif
Kinda sad really...

Has little to do with its gravitational pull and much to do with its magnetosphere.
    
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