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Old 06-01-2020, 07:42 PM
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If you had the opportunity to travel to outer space and/or the International Space Station, would you go? Why or why not? Imagine money was no object.


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Old 06-01-2020, 07:44 PM
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Yes, without a 2nd thought. Just imagine the wonders!
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Old 06-01-2020, 07:44 PM
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I think it would be awesome.
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Old 06-01-2020, 07:48 PM
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Absolutely! If money is no object, there is no reason not to go. Yes, there's the possibility of an explosion, but from what I've read, they've brought the "safety parameters" down to 1 in 270, which is 3x safer than the shuttle program. There is also a 1 in 103 chance of being in a fatal car crash. So while it is significantly less safe than an airplane (1 in 200,000), it's worth the risk.
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Old 06-01-2020, 07:56 PM
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In a heart beat! I think it would be so amazing.


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Old 06-01-2020, 08:33 PM
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I would not go. It terrifies me. I have never wanted to explore space even as a kid.
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Old 06-01-2020, 08:33 PM
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Nope! I'm afraid of heights so no way being blasted into space.
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Old 06-01-2020, 08:38 PM
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I seriously doubt it. Closed spaces and I do not get along. I don't think my fear of heights would have an impact, but I'm a little afraid of space, too. Mostly because you have to be inside. I also don't like the idea of going underwater in a sub or something. I had to watch Das Boot in German class in high school and I was terrified even before the scary stuff started happening
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Old 06-01-2020, 09:08 PM
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I've read too much sci-fi. I'm staying right here on earth.
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Old 06-01-2020, 09:11 PM
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100% for sure. I mean, if money is no object then clearly there's been some giant rip in the space/time continuum and we're in the future. Which means the shuttle and space station would look like those amazing vehicles in the movies which are super fancy and not at all cramped and anxiety-producing. And the food is good.

Also, I have obviously watched way too many of my spouse's dumb sci-fi movies during quarantine.


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Old 06-01-2020, 09:35 PM
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Iím not enjoying Earth too much right now.
Seriously though, I realize Iím too old to do anything like that. But I think it would a fabulous experience.
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Old 06-01-2020, 10:23 PM
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A week long trip to the moon and back? Sure. Definitely not one of those months long trips they do.
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Old 06-01-2020, 11:00 PM
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Heck no.

Iím claustrophobic. I also get seriously motion sick. I think itís fascinating, but I couldnít do i

DH would go tomorrow. He talks about it every time they mention commercial space flight.
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Old 06-01-2020, 11:02 PM
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No thank you. I get really claustrophobic. I donít like heights or flying. I am not smart enough. I hate engineering.

I like watching videos though.
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Old 06-02-2020, 01:41 AM
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Not for me. I can barely get into an airplane because of the takeoff and landing. I'm not a fan of heights either.
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Old 06-02-2020, 03:08 AM
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I almost died on the ride at Epcot at Disney World called Mission Space, which simulates the g-force (2.5 g) that astronauts feel during the blast off to space. I also couldn't take how small of a confined space you are in. No, thank you. I'll stay here on Earth.
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Old 06-02-2020, 04:33 AM
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I am so claustrophobic that even the thought of it makes my chest tight.

Plus, like Jackie I almost "died" on that Epcot ride. It wasn't the g force but when the space got significantly smaller. My 10 yo DD at the time was calming me.
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Old 06-02-2020, 04:38 AM
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No. I wouldnít want to be separated from my DH and pets.
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Old 06-02-2020, 04:40 AM
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Having seen The Challenger explode on TV affected me. I never forgot the woman who was supposed to be the first teacher in space and the others dying in front of their friends and families in that horrific way. I also get terrible motion sickness. It would not be for me.
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Old 06-02-2020, 04:47 AM
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Yes. As a little girl I briefly wanted to be an astronaut. Even though I hate roller coasters and heights, I think it would be truly awe-inspiring to travel into space.
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Old 06-02-2020, 04:48 AM
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Claustrophobia would prevent me from doing something so cool.
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Old 06-02-2020, 04:56 AM
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No, I'm way too much of a scaredy cat. As other have mentioned, the Epcot ride almost did me in a few years ago. I'll pass.
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Old 06-02-2020, 05:24 AM
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It's really not something I have a desire to do. I guess it would be amazing to see Earth from space or see the moon or a planet a little closer. I am still scarred by seeing the Challenger explode on live TV. I was nervous watching the launch the other day.

I have no problem at all with air travel.

Maybe I'll try space travel after it has been a common form of transportation with a decent safety record for a couple of decades.
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Old 06-02-2020, 05:34 AM
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I would love it however I would have to wait until the travel in a small enclosed space is changed to a large luxury cruise vehicle of some kind.
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Old 06-02-2020, 07:05 AM
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No. Strawberry season is here. Iíd rather pick strawberries, make pie, and eat it.
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Old 06-02-2020, 07:33 AM
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Not me. It's somewhat intriguing, but I've never been that interested in space.
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Old 06-02-2020, 07:36 AM
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I get seasick in the rain. I can BARELY tolerate flying on airplanes, so a spaceship may not work out for me.

I love riding Space Mountain at Disneyland, though.
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Old 06-02-2020, 08:03 AM
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Old 06-02-2020, 08:20 AM
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I could have posted Ima Teacher's reply word for word. Absolute NO for me, and a big YES for DH.
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Old 06-02-2020, 09:37 AM
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Not a chance. No way. I am a nervous flyer and that would not be happening here.
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Old 06-02-2020, 02:44 PM
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Quote:
I also get seriously motion sick.
Oh yeah, I forgot about that! I don't do well with motion, either. I'm really no fun
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