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Author Voices

Sherry Frazier
Sherry Frazier answered: 12/18/2019

What the most common mistake made by authors who want to DIY publicity?

Authors who want to do their own publicity should work hard on a pitch, introduction, author bio, backgrounder which includes a short synopsis of the book, questions and answers and website. Have jpeg of your book cover, link to purchase your book and author headshot ready to sen...

C. R. "Chuck" Downing
C. R. "Chuck" Downing answered: 12/17/2019

Elon Musk wants to terraform and colonize Mars. With advancing technology, would it be possible for humans to colonize the moon?

Possible?

Maybe.

Probable?

I don't think so.

Without an atmosphere, terraformation would have to end with anaerobic “organisms” capable of withstanding heat and/or cold extremes that humans cannot survive in without EXTENSIVE body coverings. Any moon colony, even if it occupied s...

Craig Daliessio
Craig Daliessio answered: 12/17/2019

Do you believe in the philosophy of "never give up" or does it sometimes make sense to abandon a goal?

I think if you set a reasonable goal and thought it out, there should never be a reason to give up short of some sort of catastrophe. If you had a health issue that rendered a goal impossible, then of course you'd reconsider that goal. but hardship alone...never a reason. Edison ...

C. R. "Chuck" Downing
C. R. "Chuck" Downing answered: 3/28/2019

Any predictions on who might win the private space race when it comes to Blue origin vs Spacex?

Your question is a good one. It is, however, my comfortable area of expertise. So, I contacted

Mark Baker

President, Temecula Valley Astronomers
Solar System Ambassador, NASA / JPL
Docent, CalTech Palomar Observatory

This is his answer.

So, the question was which private ...

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