"MARS DIRECT" means to launch directly to Mars without intervening stops at a lunar base or space station for fueling, construction, etc.
"COWARDS RETURN TO THE MOON" is meant to stigmatize risk adverse, misconceived
proposals which suggest Mars mission systems and equipment
should be tested
on the moon prior to their use on Mars.
"THE MOON IS RIDICULOUS" means the moon is unprofitable, foolish, silly.
"I LOVE NEA/MARS DIRECT TUNA CANS" means: I love Near Earth Asteroids
and small inexpensive compact habitats
(jokingly referred to as food canisters because of their size).
"MARS TO STAY" means once young 35 year old astronauts finally arrive on Mars they ought to
be expected to stay there for 30 or 40 years. After technology has
advanced and we have established a permanent settlement on Mars
astronauts would then be given the opportunity to either
retire on Mars, continue
or return to Earth.
Initially astronauts would be expected
to stay on Mars.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mars_to_Stay
"TRAITORS RETURN TO EARTH" means astronauts who
return to Earth before establishing a self-sustaining settlement have betrayed humanity, failed to fulfil
moral imperative to settle Mars, and criminally impeded our
quest to become a
"WHAT WOULD ZHENG HE DO?" is meant to ask which human spaceflight
missions Zheng He would
recommend international space exploration enthusiasts
should advocate -- especially if a lunar base only two days away is merely one
scientifically illiterate or populist president away from being closed. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zheng_He