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An encouraging thought

Not a bad way to start out the year...with a reminder that human beings are incredibly ingenious.

Personally, I have zero interest in going into space, but I'm glad to see that there are people who can master the technology without government or military billions.

If they can do this, what other positive things can human beings do?

"Anyone with some brains and lots of courage can build their own space rocket using everyday, off-the-shelf products. We recently flew to Denmark to meet the founders of Copenhagen Suborbitals, a non-profit open-source D.I.Y. space endeavor."