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Old 11-08-2017, 12:06 AM   #32
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Default Re: If interstellar Colonies become possible, who goes first?

Originally Posted by johndallman View Post
Yes. There's no practical way to make it self-supporting, so that the population can grow without commensurate increases in the amount of supplies you have to ship there.
Actually, you probably just barely could, at fantastic cost. The same applies to space colonization for now, and many of the same technologies necessary to do one apply to the other as well.

But travel time to Antarctica (and most places on Earth now) is so low with modern tech that 'colonizing' it is meaningless. It would be like talking about England colonizing Cheshire in 1600, or a city being built in the Mojave Desert today and calling it a 'colony'. Meaningless.

Antarctica has very limited comparison utility for space, except in purely technological terms.
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