: Fellow Martians-
: In response to your tremendous outpouring of interest and support, Dr.
: Robert Zubrin and the steering committee of THE MARS SOCIETY take
: pleasure in announcing the
: FOUNDING CONVENTION OF THE MARS SOCIETY
: Which will be held
: AUGUST 13-16, 1998
: At the campus of THE UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO IN BOULDER
: The purpose of THE MARS SOCIETY is to further the goal of the
:exploration and settlement of the red planet. This will be achieved
: - Broad public outreach to instill the vision of pioneering MARS
: - Support of ever more aggressive government funded MARS exploration
: programs here and abroad.
: - Conducting MARS related exploration on a private basis.
: By starting small, with hitchhiker payloads on government funded
: missions, we intend to mobilize public support for allocating
: resources that will enable stand-alone private robotic missions and
: ultimately human exploration and colonization of Mars.
: CALL FOR PAPERS
: Papers are requested for presentation at the convention dealing with
: fields associated with Mars exploration, including science,
: engineering, politics, economics, education, social impact, etc.
: Abstracts of no more than 300 words should be sent no later than May
: 31, 1998 to:
: THE MARS SOCIETY
: P.O. BOX 273
: INDIAN HILLS, CO 80454
: Or E-MAIL To: mzubrin@xxxxxxx
Mark Reiff <mreiff1@xxxxxxxxxx>
Gratuitous political statement, look here ->
"I think we are all trying too hard to push space
versus finding the pulls that attract people and their money."
"The heavens reward great deeds, not excuses."