Petition: We Commit to the Moon-Mars Mission

 

"If God wanted man to become a spacefaring species,

he would have given man a moon."

– Krafft Ehricke

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We, the undersigned, pledge our commitment to the following program, and we call upon President Donald Trump and the U.S. Congress to commit to it as well. 

  • Successfully realize the Artemis mission to bring mankind—including the first woman—to the Moon to stay in 2024, as President Trump and his NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine have called for.

  • Make Artemis the first step towards the industrialization of the Moon, as the economic platform enabling human colonization of Mars and human exploration of the Solar System—as first thoroughly defined by the late space visionary Krafft Ehricke.

  • Develop advanced fusion propulsion spacecraft, fueled by the helium-3 resources on the Moon—enabling safe and rapid human travel to Mars and other regions in the Solar System, with the goal of achieving constant one-gravity acceleration/deceleration as the standard for human interplanetary missions.

  • Achieve this Moon-Mars program through an international 50-year crash program, as outlined by the late economist Lyndon LaRouche—ensuring the high rates of economic payback on Earth which can only be reached by developing new space and fusion technologies, and sharing those technologies internationally as the basis for durable peace on this planet.

  • Reform or eliminate the speculative and predatory aspects of the international financial system, as a necessary step to ensure sovereign nations can generate the long-term credit agreements needed to facilitate this mission.

  • Remove barriers to international collaboration in space—especially impediments to U.S. cooperation with China and Russia (as typified by the so-called Wolf Amendment, barring NASA from working with China). 

This program coheres with remarks made by Lyndon LaRouche to a December 2009 international conference in Russia:

In order to realize the objectives which stand before us now, we have to give mankind a new mission—mankind as a whole. The mission is typified by the idea of the Mars colonization program. This requires us to make the kinds of changes, in terms of scientific progress, which are needed for mankind's future existence.

We have many problems on this planet. And we can not solve those problems, extensively, without going into a development of the Solar System as a habitat of mankind. We're on the edge of doing that, scientifically. There are many scientific discoveries, yet to be made, which will make it possible to act for man's colonization of Mars. That will be in some time to come. But what we need now is the intention of accomplishing the Mars colonization program. We need to educate and develop generations of young people, who will be oriented to that kind of mission. In the coming period, we will have the birth of young people who will be part of the colonization of Mars, in one way or the other, before this century is out.

We need to give mankind a sense of purpose, developmental purpose, not only throughout the planet, but through the influence of Earth on the adjoining regions of the Solar System, and beyond.

Those objectives are feasible. There are, admittedly, many problems to be solved, scientific problems, which are not yet resolved. We have many questions. But, essentially, we know this is feasible. We know this should be feasible within two or three generations. What we have to do, is give to people, who will be the grandchildren, born now, to give them something to realize. When we're dead and gone, they will be there, three generations from now, four generations from now. They will be the people who actually colonize areas beyond Earth itself. We need to give them the opportunity to do so. We need to give society, in the meantime, the mission-orientation of achieving that colonization, for our descendants, three generations or so down the line.


We, the undersigned, pledge our commitment to realizing this Moon-Mars mission, and we call upon President Donald Trump and the U.S. Congress to commit to it as well.

 

Who's signing

Daniel Meegan
Dale Kraemer
Kurt Hjertaas
Roger Boyer
Ian Hjertaas
Bob Van hee
Bob Van Hee
terry keenan
thomas uchison
diana gray
Mark Adams
Brigitte Ballo
Tina Antonis
terrence keenan
Ann Gunn
cara capolupo
Scott Brooks
Japhlet Aihari
Judith Clark
Charles Leone
Trevor Kohne
Michael Smith
Reginald Landry
Salvatore Anfuso
Francis Yaklin
Arnaud Beils
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  • Daniel Meegan
    signed 2019-10-29 09:56:20 -0400
  • Dale Kraemer
    signed via 2019-10-26 18:49:21 -0400
  • Kurt Hjertaas
    signed via 2019-10-20 10:19:07 -0400
    Shoot for the Moon!
  • Roger Boyer
    signed via 2019-10-17 14:57:34 -0400
  • Ian Hjertaas
    signed via 2019-10-14 11:09:07 -0400
  • Bob Van hee
    signed via 2019-10-05 23:43:56 -0400
    Mankind’s future existence depends upon scientific progress!
  • Bob Van hee
    @BobVanhee1 tweeted link to this page. 2019-10-05 23:41:16 -0400
    Sign LaRouchePAC's petition to support Trump's 2024 Moon landing as the first step to an international lunar industrialization and Mars colonization program. https://action.larouchepac.com/moon_mars?recruiter_id=303756
  • Bob Van Hee
    signed via 2019-10-05 23:40:47 -0400
    Mankind’s future existence depends upon scientific progress!!
  • terry keenan
    signed via 2019-10-05 18:30:23 -0400
  • thomas uchison
    signed via 2019-10-05 17:27:31 -0400
  • Scott Brandiss
    @ABRANDISS tweeted link to this page. 2019-10-05 13:12:52 -0400
    Sign LaRouchePAC's petition to support Trump's 2024 Moon landing as the first step to an international lunar industrialization and Mars colonization program. https://action.larouchepac.com/moon_mars?recruiter_id=583747
  • terry keenan
    @terrancekeenan1 tweeted link to this page. 2019-10-05 12:35:28 -0400
    Sign LaRouchePAC's petition to support Trump's 2024 Moon landing as the first step to an international lunar industrialization and Mars colonization program. https://action.larouchepac.com/moon_mars?recruiter_id=214263
  • diana gray
    signed via 2019-10-05 11:37:48 -0400
  • Mark Adams
    signed via 2019-10-04 21:35:19 -0400
    Let’s eat babies on the moon!
  • Brigitte Ballo
    signed 2019-10-04 13:51:49 -0400
  • Tina Antonis
    signed via 2019-10-03 22:49:51 -0400
  • terry keenan
    @terrancekeenan1 tweeted link to this page. 2019-10-02 14:54:17 -0400
    Sign LaRouchePAC's petition to support Trump's 2024 Moon landing as the first step to an international lunar industrialization and Mars colonization program. https://action.larouchepac.com/moon_mars?recruiter_id=214263
  • terrence keenan
    signed via 2019-10-02 14:53:55 -0400
  • Ann Gunn
    signed via 2019-09-29 17:47:49 -0400
  • cara capolupo
    signed 2019-09-28 17:02:02 -0400
  • Scott Brooks
    signed via 2019-09-25 03:24:42 -0400
    1 Step at a time. I believe the US should return to the Moon and establish a base. From there asteroid mining missions can be launched. What is learned there can be applied to technological advancements in spacecraft and outer space technology that can then lead to a Mars mission.


    The US can work with China and Russia only if they ramp down aggressive agendas and institute reforms.
  • Japhlet Aihari
    signed via 2019-09-22 06:14:45 -0400
    Such a joyerfull journey
  • Judith Clark
    signed 2019-09-19 19:52:30 -0400
    Let’s restore the American System economic and scientific physical principles that Lyndon LaRouche taught, that Pres. Abraham Lincoln, John Quincy Adam’s, FDR, and JFK attempted to deploy on behalf of the General Welfare of all Americans, which can only benefit the rest of the world, as they too seek to better the living standards and well being if their people: if the USA restores these principles of public credit, Hamiltonian style, and joins both the International Space program and the Belt & Road Initiative on Earth, our great, great grandchildren of ALL humankind will thank us!
  • Charles Leone
    signed via 2019-09-18 21:30:14 -0400
    Charles Leone
  • Trevor Kohne
    signed via 2019-09-18 08:06:59 -0400
  • Michael Smith
    signed via 2019-09-18 02:31:01 -0400
  • Reginald Landry
    signed via 2019-09-17 15:31:00 -0400
  • Salvatore Anfuso
    signed via 2019-09-17 07:34:39 -0400
  • Francis Yaklin
    signed via 2019-09-16 19:17:42 -0400
    Francis Yaklin
  • Arnaud Beils
    signed via 2019-09-16 14:23:43 -0400

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