The true basis of the economic downturn is the contraction of the real exploitable wealth on Earth, as this is likely to increase in the future, then we have to look for the the new stimulus to economics and that is in Space

The EarthSpaceAgency sets out the direction of a world wide financing of space colonisation.

This is the natural development of human activity and indeed the raison d'etre of life itself.

We all have the feeling that this is a critical time and before the economic downturn makes space expansion possible it is crucial to make these moves now.

New inventions, new means of propulsion are not necessary we could have gone to Mars in the 1980's if the Apollo program had not been wantonly destroyed.

The surplus cash mostly in the energy rich countries need to invest in their responsibility - the colonisation and the prize of shared ownership of the Planets.