WHY MARS WILL NEVER BE COLONIZED
Since Mars Odyssey sent back data about nearly unlimited water on Mars frozen beneath the surface, talk of sending manned missions to the red planet is everywhere. Many are even advocating colonies on Mars. Some see the 1967 Outer Space Treaty as the main obstacle, as it would ban the United States, or any other nation from claiming Mars as its territory. No one is even considering how this treaty between the U.S. and the former Soviet Union arrogantly assumed that there is no life in the universe, save on earth.
There is some talk of life on Mars in the mainstream press, but only of microbes. The fact is that there are other forms of life in the universe, and many other species have advanced way beyond humankind. Among these beings of higher intelligence and technology are the Martians.
have known about the existence of the Zhti Ti Kofft, as the Martians call
themselves, since the Viking mission! Why is NASA
pretending we do not?" Former NASA employee and Mars expert Harvey Kurtz
incredulously asked. "We have seen the face and the pyramids on Mars. We
have intercepted their radio transmissions, we have even seen the irrigation
canals they used to move water in the distant past when they lived on the
surface, and Mars was warm. I fear that if we land men on their soil, they will view it as a
hostile act, and launch a full scale attack against Earth!"
Read our previous stories about Mars Polar Lander, and Mars Climate Orbiter.