In either case, space or Earth, we should put some efforet into developing viable small, closed ecosystems. If Earth gets hit, half the atmosphere may become unbreatheable, and breathing is pretty important. A "people ark" must be the first step, otherwise we haven't saved ourselves, just delayed our dying.
Originally Posted by Ara Pacis
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