April 25, 2012

Mars Can Wait. Ocean Is Bigger Priority

Amitai Etzioni, CNN Opinion


AP

While space travel still gets a lot of attention, not enough attention has been accorded to a major new expedition to the deepest point in the ocean, some 7 miles deep -- the recent journey by James Cameron, on behalf of National Geographic.

The cover story of the prestigious journal Foreign Affairs lays out the "Case for Space." "60 Minutes" recently ran a story about the dire effects on Florida's space industry of scaling back our extraterrestrial endeavors. Newt Gingrich gained attention...

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TAGGED: Oceans, Ocean Exploration, Mars

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