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Notes for "If You Want to Build a Ship"

These are the notes for "If You Want to Build a Ship."


"If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work, and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea."
-- Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

President John F. Kennedy 1961-1964 and 1965-1968

President Robert F. Kennedy 1969-1972 and 1973-1976

President Robert Ross January 20, 2001-January 20, 2009
(locally George W. Bush)

"We choose to go to the Moon" is a speech by President John F. Kennedy about the Moon race.

27 Paintings From the Most Famous Space Artist On Earth (And Off) features many pieces of space art, especially that of Bob McCall. He read science fiction magazines and his work appeared in many places.

See a timeline of science fiction.

The space race mainly concerned the Soviet Union vs. America.

NASA works with various universities.

The history of the Internet is closely related to the military and NASA.

The world later developed more government space agencies.

Discoveries of exoplanets began in 1992. Music about them has been presented in various ways.

Nerio is the consort of Mars.

Crickets are among the possible lifestock for Mars. Earthworms are also edible. Conventional livestock should also be included for mental and physical health, logically choosing from miniature breeds suited to the small quarters in space. Bantam chickens would provide both meat and eggs, and reproduce themselves readily.

Launch date 4 August 2007. Lander. Arrived 25 May 2008, contact lost 2 November 2008.
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