Departing Earth Forever
by Dennis Chamberland

- TABLE OF CONTENTS -

PART ONE
Mars Colonization 101

Skies are Clear!


Foundation - Let the Revolution Begin


Purpose and Warning

 
Arbiter of Empire

 
Ready and Prepared

 
Jamestown

 
Let the Revolution Begin

 
Are We There Yet?


Why - 01


 

CONSTRUCT 1

The Blind Alleys of Human Space Exploration

 
The Limits of Human Adaptation

 
A Brief Primer of Microgravity

 
A Brief Primer on Cosmic Radiation

 
Cosmic Radiation Measured in Deep Space

 
Lies, Damned Lies and Statistics

 
A Pretense of Knowledge

 
The Malpractice of ‘Failure is Not an Option’

 
The Blind Alleys of Human Exploration


Why 02

 

CONSTRUCT 2

Understanding the Collapsing Exploration Paradigm


 Radically Divergent

 

One Earth Normal

 

Ethics and Blind Engagement

 

Expendable Astronauts

 

Breaking Down - Multimorbidity

 

Chronic Microgravity Exposure Etiology

 

The ALARA Range of Cosmic Radiation

 

Chronic Cosmic Radiation Exposure Etiology

 

Countermeasure Madness

 

Why Do We Persist


A Strategic Necessity

 

What We Risk


Why 03


CONSTRUCT 3

Assured Success

 
Makling it Right


Preparing for Part Two


 

PART TWO


CONSTRUCT 4

Co-opting an Alien Mind

 

The Power of Knowing Ourselves

 

Familiarizing the Unknown

 

The Mind of Hyman Rickover

 

Alien Mind

 

The First Principle of the New Worlds

 

A Relativistic Voyage to Lethe

 

An Empowering Philosophy

 

It’s the Biology, Stupid

 

Just Two

 

Artificial Gravity

 

Cosmic Radiation Shielding

 

Advanced Human Space Exploration System


Why - 04

 

Construct 5

Luna and Mars – Alien Worlds

 

Daring to Fully Conquer

 

Planetary Controlled Radiation Zones

 

Planetary Cosmic Radiation Shielding

 

Advanced Life Support Systems for Other Worlds

 

Advanced Planetary Habitats

 

Partial Gravity of Luna and Mars

 

Luna and Mars – Desert Planets

 

Luna’s Temperatures

 

Mars’ Relentless Freeze

 

Luna’s Near Vacuum

 

Mars’s Rarefied Atmosphere

 

Beneath Mars’ Carbon Dioxide Sea

 

Atmospheric Creep

 

Wind and Storms on Mars

 

Luna’s Cycling Fortnights

 

No One Expected a Pink Sky

 

Luna’s Toxic Dust

 

The Hazardous Regolith of Mars

 

Luna’s Underground Water

 

Mars Underground Water

 

Lifeless Worlds

 

Powering Other Worlds

 

Counting Martian Time

 

Weaving the Micro- Cultural Fabric


 Why - 05


 

Construct 6

Escaping Ourselves

Leaving Earth Forever

 

Your Mars Colonist Application

 

The End as the Beginning

 

Why – 06

 

Postscript

 

Continuing On

 

About the Author




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