A few days ago, http://au.news.yahoo.com/020520/2/8fdz.html China said they were going to put a base on the moon. Magically, today there are ‘leaks’ from NASA about a miraculous discovery of water on Mars http://news.independent.co.uk/world/science_medical/story.jsp?story=299265
Isn’t that just amazing. Coincindence? NASA has been downplaying manned Mars missions for years, yet all of a sudden – just a week after the Chinese say they’re going to the Moon – the mighty Americans are going to Mars.
It would be nice if science had something to do with it, that’s all I’d like to say.