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Comment Re:Just needs a little nudge. (Score 1) 220

It doesn't prevent you from going to the Moon. But it's a really shitty way to get to the Moon, since you waste fuel delivering payload to ISS, and then waste fuel getting payload from ISS to the Moon.

The high latitude of the launch site was one of the reasons the Soviet Union had so much trouble launching manned lunar missions.

Comment Re:Here's the actual problem, (Score 3, Informative) 197

Hint: this is for Visa applications. That is, for foreigners who aren't allowed to visit America without one, and are supplying this information in their own country.

And it's for Visa applications from people who like to hang out with ISIS, which should be an automatic denial in any sane world.

Comment Re:In 18 years, a college degree will cost $0 (Score 1) 374

"Otherwise we wouldn't need universities"

But we don't need universities. Or, at least, we don't need them for more than a tiny fraction of the population.

"Sure, you can do online degrees, but they are held in contempt for the most part."

By people who believe a piece of paper is more important than what you can do. Fortunately, their day is coming to an end.

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