Carl Sagan

“The symbolism seemed so apt. The same technology that can propel apocalyptic weapons from continent to continent would enable the first human voyage to another planet. It was a choice of fitting mythic power: to embrace the planet named after, rather than the madness ascribed to, the god of war.”


Carl Sagan, Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future in Space
tags: exploration, mars, war
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