Buzz Aldrin things we should “Go Windward, Young Man, Go Windward!”(fn)
My response would be… can we do this, say, 8 am? I don’t know how many folks are like me, but a lot of me and mine would be GONE the moment a realistic chance to get into a training program, get off this rock, and start up somewhere else raised its head.
Don’t get me wrong. Earth is gorgeous. But so’s the Valles Marinaris.
(fn) Sunward-windward, spinward, anti-spinward? East and west don’t make much sense in space….