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#76 2022-10-01 07:52:13

tahanson43206
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Re: Email Outreach Campaign 2022-2023

For SpaceNut re #75 .... thanks for the confirmation .... I'm working on the Potholes report, and will send today's email shortly.

Also FYI ... I'm hoping to have the next version of the little TestID JavaScript ready before Sunday's Zoom. It is possible kbd512 may have time to improve the program more rapidly, but in the mean time, I'm proposing we take the process slowly.  The addition of label text per your suggestion seems like a reasonable mini-goal.

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#77 2022-10-02 07:12:33

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Re: Email Outreach Campaign 2022-2023

For SpaceNut re Email Outreach campaign...

Our candidate for today is Taralon (Member 927)

Registered: 2004-08-02 (0.0.0.0)
Last post: 2004-08-02 15:38:31

Topic: Science, Technology, and Astronomy » Chinese interested in Bigelow's inflatables - Alt.SpaceStation in the making?

Post:

Pardon for me on stepping in and actually providing numbers, but I thought that this piece of your post actually deserved such.  Namely in response Falcon V's ability, well it has a quoted to ISS orbit payload capacity of 3,570 kg which incidently very near the Gemini capsule's wet weight of 3,851 kg.  Seems like saying that it is impossible for use as a manned launch system is currently premature.  Of course deciding that it is going to be used for a manned launch at some point in time is also premature, considering it has not launched unmanned as of yet.  Still Elon Musk is out to make money, and seems to have done a good job of it in the past if he can 'throw' away 1-2 hundred million dollars, and for that reason alone, I think the launches for the Falcon and the future Falcon V will be successful.

This was a reply to a longer post by someone else.

The topic went on for a total of 23 posts, capped by SpaceNut who expressed hope that China and the rest of the space faring nations might cooperate. The Chinese overtures of 2004 were quickly blocked by paranoid US congresspersons who feared Communism and forbade NASA from working with the Chinese.

The result appears to be a full blown competition with China following it's own path, and gathering it's own allies in space.

I will send an email, although I suspect the hotmail domain signals a low probability of a reply.

hotmail.com is a Microsoft property, and it appears to still be in use, but mounted on Azure.

Expiration date is 2024. 
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#78 2022-10-03 07:45:16

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Re: Email Outreach Campaign 2022-2023

For SpaceNut re Email Outreach ...

Today's candidate is: synthlord Member 1343

The email address looks normal enough.  Let's see what we have ...

Registered: 2006-04-10 (0.0.0.0)
Last post: 2006-04-10 19:15:54
Last visit: 2006-04-11 01:04:24

Topic:  Martian Politics and Economy » Rights or Duties

Post:

synthlord wrote:

Rights or Duties: Which should the Martian colonist and colony gov't be more concerned with?

I'm radical for capitalism, so I say it should be rights as a basis for Martian government. In my view, there is no "duty to society", only responsibilities to which one contractually agrees with another person. Proximity with others implies no unearned "duty" to them. Besides, the first settlers will be people who will build this new world, and no one will need the services of another person that don't already exist by the others' own necessity. It can be a society of interdependent specialists, not servants to a "greater good."

I highly doubt there would be a "wild west" scenario on Mars. No one would be able  to go (in the early days) unless they had the skills and means to survive. Those means - habitats, air reclamation & recycling, water purification, etc. - would be made available by those who produce and sell them, probably before the new settlers even leave Earth.

The topic itself was started by Palomar.

The topic lasted for 14 posts, and (perhaps by coincidence) the post by our candidate ended the discussion.

The discussion itself revealed a range of views about rights of citizens in a society vs the duties of those citizens to the society.

I'm going to pass on this candidate.  Anyone who is an active member of the forum is welcome to write this person to invite them to return.

I could easily be mistaken in my evaluation of this candidate, and would be pleased if he returned and showed the ability to make a contribution.

However, the self-centered nature of the post implies to me that the group (NewMars) is NOT of interest to this person.

Since my purpose here is to (attempt to) build up a community of positively reinforcing members, I don't see this person as capable of participating.

Pass!

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#79 2022-10-04 06:42:18

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Re: Email Outreach Campaign 2022-2023

For SpaceNut re Email Outreach campaign ...

Our candidate for today is: Sven627664

I'm not optimistic, as I consider the username and email in combination.  However, let's see what we have ...

Registered: 2019-08-05 (185.128.27.233)
Last post: 2019-08-05 13:03:06
Last visit: 2019-08-05 13:03:06

Topic: Alas, the Admin of the day removed whatever this robot dropped off.

I recommend this ID for conversion to TestID.

Pass.

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#80 2022-10-05 08:06:04

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Re: Email Outreach Campaign 2022-2023

For SpaceNut re Email Outreach campaign ...

Always optimistic ... always hoping for the best .... here goes:

Our candidate for today is: SusannahHa

Charming! The email is from a resort in Thailand in Asia ...

I'll bet the Admin of the day deleted the post .... we'll see ...

Registered: 2020-04-25 (Buffalo, New York)
Last post: 2020-04-25 11:28:38
Last visit: 2020-04-25 11:28:38

OK ... a Thai Resort registers an Internet address with a US provider ...

Alas! We'll never know ... the Admin of the day deleted whatever post was offered.

I recommend this username for TestID conversion.

Pass!

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#81 2022-10-05 21:02:37

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Posts: 26,733

Re: Email Outreach Campaign 2022-2023

got it....

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#82 2022-10-06 07:23:29

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Re: Email Outreach Campaign 2022-2023

For SpaceNut re Email Outreach campaign ...

Today's candidate looks promising, based on first impression ...

Today's candidate is: SusanFlowers Member 685

The email address looks humanly created, and it even has a Mars_B4_Moon flavor ... However, this person only posted once ... we'll see

Registered: 2004-02-07 (0.0.0.0)
Last post: 2004-02-07 12:22:34

Topic  chosen for first (and only) post:  Science, Technology, and Astronomy » Public Hearing - President's Comm on Moon, Mars, & Beyond

Well! It is good to see that the Presidential Commission had an outreach effort, but I'm guessing Ms. Flowers was either a staffer or a volunteer.

With that expectation, I would expect her interest in the NewMars forum to be  close to zero.

However, these events took place in 2004, and a lot has happened since.

SusanFlowers wrote:

Please come join in the discussion with the newly appointed Presidential Commission on Moon, Mars, and Beyond[http://www.moontomars.anser.org]My Webpage

This post started a topic, and no one responded ....

OK ... I think this person was acting on behalf of the Commission, and not interested in NewMars except as a distribution venue.

That said, Susan Flowers ** did ** have the interest to open a kiosk of some kind on anser.org, which appears to still exist.

I asked Bing for more information about anser.org.  The web site is modern and fairly sophisticated.

However, I suspect the email address is not going to work.  Instead, I filled out an inquiry on the Contact page, to see if Susan Flowers is still associated with the organization.

So ... Not sending and Not passing ... a new category: Inquiry

OK ... the inquiry was accepted by the anser.org web site, after Capcha wanted me to select images with traffic lights.

My guess is someone will respond to the inquiry, because this appears to be a ** real ** organization, with a public service focus.

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#83 2022-10-08 07:08:30

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Re: Email Outreach Campaign 2022-2023

For SpaceNut re Email Outreach campaign

Today's candidate is SukanyaR Member ID 431148

https://aarnelledu.com/gre-classes-pune/

Last post
2019-04-02 01:20:25
Registered
2019-04-02
Last visit: 2019-04-04 01:52:08

For comparison, the ID for a recent new member is 437264

What those numbers tell me is that we have had on the order of 400000 ID's taken up by spammer attempts.

I'm guessing that FluxBB allocated an ID to each applicant for membership, even though the majority of the applicants (spammers) did not get to first base, let alone go on to become one of our many thousands of TestID members.

Until this moment, I did not realize how many spammer attempts have been made over 20 years.  That is an amazing number.

If you had not closed off the portal, we would ** still ** be facing that onslaught.

So! Today we have SukanyaR

An IP address was collected, so I can investigate that.

The web provider is in India - Bharti Airtel Limited

So far so good ... let's see which topic was chosen for the first post ...

Topic: Re: Not So Free Chat » In 365 days, Trump has made 2,140 false or misleading claims » 2019-04-02 03:20:25

Not promising ... let's see was was posted ...

SukanyaR wrote:

That was great information you provided all the above links.

This was post # 57

SpaceNut had indeed been posting links ahead of #57

I am not favorably impressed.  No doubt the antics/behavior/uproar of Mr. Trump were global news at the time, and there was plenty of energy devoted to them in the forum by existing members.

However, this candidate chose a non-Mars related topic to engage, and the candidate chose a carefully worded entree into the mix.

The candidate returned just once. 

No one said hello, or acknowledged the post.

OK ... that observation makes the difference... I'll send the email as a belated acknowledgement of the post.

This was a person from a non-US culture taking the risk of posting in a US/England dominated forum.

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#84 2022-10-09 07:18:14

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Re: Email Outreach Campaign 2022-2023

For SpaceNut re Email Outreach campaign ...

Today's candidate is: student_in_need_of_help

The email domain is shaw.ca (Canada: Shaw Communications, Inc. Calgary)

OK .... the email user name expresses love of cats ....

Registered: 2006-04-13 (0.0.0.0)
Last post: 2006-04-13 11:42:37
Last visit: 2006-04-13 11:24:30

OK ... What topic did this person chose for a first (and only) post.

Topic: Re: Youth Group / Educational Outreach » Mission to Mars

Post:

student_in_need_of_help wrote:

I have a science project that is due today after school, and I've stayed home from school to work on it and finish everything, but I've lost some of the documents i was going to print and now everything's all screwed up!!   
Anyways, I wanted to ask if anyone had any ideas that could possibly help me out here.... 

"Your mission is to logically think through all aspects of the real possibility of life on Mars.
Colonizing Mars for 5000 people is a small city!  You must think through all aspects of life here on Earth and make decisions of those most important to sustain life.  The trip to Mars is 6 months, in either direction."

that's what my project is, to think of a way to colonize Mars.

-Life support systems (oxygen etc.)
-shelter
-recreation
-medical facility
-wast disposal system
-construction materials
-transportation to/from Mars

Those are the things i still need to think about, but I'm really stressed out and I can't think right now, so any help at all, or website address would be very much appreciated!!

Rxje responded .... he provided a link to a wiki that no longer exists.

Well, the student never posted again. 2006-> 2022 16 years .... I'd be surprised if the (now grown) student replies, but it would be interesting to see if anything came of that assignment.

Decision: Send

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#85 2022-10-09 14:03:12

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Registered: 2004-07-22
Posts: 26,733

Re: Email Outreach Campaign 2022-2023

Have received 20221008 & 20221009 email outreach and will set ban flags to member.

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#86 2022-10-10 07:28:51

tahanson43206
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Re: Email Outreach Campaign 2022-2023

For SpaceNut re #85

Thanks for restoring those folks to member status.

I look forward to this moment each day with both hope and trepidation.  So many of the prospects in this early going are spammers, there is a low probability any one candidate is someone we might want to invite to return.

Our candidate for today is stripeman

The email matches the username, which is a positive indicator.

Let's see what we have ...

We have an IP address ... airtelbroadband.in - India -Bharti Airtel Limited

India has a strong space program.  Their successful Mars probe just finished a remarkable tour of duty.  The probe's batteries ran out of juice during a 7+ hour long swing through Mars' shadow, and the probe did not recover.  I presume orientation was lost and there was not enough energy left ... OK ... now I recall the details ... the maneuvering fuel was exhausted, and the battery died during that long shadow pass.

However, we have someone at hand who (probably) is not associated with the Indian space program.

Let's see what topic this person might have chosen for the first (and only) post:

Disappointing ... the Admin of the day removed the post.

I recommend converting this username to TestID.

In case someone from India happens to see this post ... we at NewMars would welcome a member from India who might be willing to post reports on the many world class projects under way in India.

See the Recruiting Topic for procedure.  It's pretty simple.

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#87 2022-10-11 06:57:55

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Re: Email Outreach Campaign 2022-2023

For SpaceNut re Email Outreach campaign

Our candidate for today is: streety Member 440

The email matches the username, which is encouraging

Registered: 2003-04-10 (0.0.0.0)
Last post: 2003-10-28 19:50:02

Topic:  Interplanetary transportation » Reason for rubber ball idea. - Initial idea. »

streety wrote:

I'm not really a physicist but wouldn't relativity begin to act at these sorts of speeds, throwing out all these equations?

This was post #13 of an existing topic.  Euler provided what looks to me like a sensible answer.

The answer may have been sufficient to satisfy streety's question, because he never spoke up again.

In recognition of that one reasonable question, but without much expectation of a response, I'll send the email.

I did enjoy reading this ancient topic, in which Euler from Corvalis, Oregon provided what looks to me like helpful guidance.

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#88 2022-10-11 11:07:18

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Posts: 26,733

Re: Email Outreach Campaign 2022-2023

streety id is all set as I received the 20221011 emailer

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#89 2022-10-12 08:10:26

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Re: Email Outreach Campaign 2022-2023

For SpaceNut re Email Outreach campaign ....

Today's candidate is from Russia ... the email address ends in "ru" - username: StradivarvorV

I'm not optimistic, but let's see what we have ...

The domain bk.ru is still in existence and paid through 2023.

The IP itself is reported to be located at Barnaul, Altayskiy kray, Russian Federation

Registered: 2018-01-26 (Russia)
Last post: 2018-01-26 00:41:34
Last visit: 2018-01-26 00:41:34

Topic: we'll never know .... this person's post was deleted by the Admin of the day

I recommend this ID for conversion to TestID

We'll try again tomorrow.

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#90 2022-10-13 08:00:55

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For SpaceNut re Email Outreach campaign ....

Today's candidate is: steve_vmwx Member 418 from 2003

Steve's email is from Australia, and the username and email are related.  I am cautiously optimistic ...

Registered: 2003-03-09 (0.0.0.0)
Last post: 2003-03-09 21:48:37

The email domain is listed (by Whois) as having been updated in 2019, but not eligible to be renewed.
However, ping of that address succeeded.

Topic;  Science, Technology, and Astronomy » Martian Weather - The view from your window...

steve_vmwx wrote:

G'day all

I run a little Web site that aims to give you views from various virtual weather stations on the Martian surface. The weather data is kindly supplied by AOPP Oxford.

The aim is to provide weather reports in a similar fashion as we get for this blue marble.

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~sheaton/VMWx/index.html

Questions and comments welcome  smile

Cheers
SteveMartian Bureau of Meteorology

Steve got one approving reply, from malfunkshun.

malfunkshun wrote:

i gotta say... very interesting!  the equator station temperature actually reached about 34 degrees F!

good job on the site

I tried the link and got an interesting Australian 404 message. 

I'll send the email, but the only thing going for Steve in 2022 is the ping return from the email domain.

I presume that means there is a server somewhere that responds, but all the other indicators suggest the site is not operational.

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#91 2022-10-15 10:23:06

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Re: Email Outreach Campaign 2022-2023

For SpaceNut re Email Outreach campaign ....

Today's candidate is stevep

The email looks reasonable

The email server was set up in 1994 ...

OK! The service is still alive and (apparently) well .... PenTeleData serves Pennsylvania and New Jersey

Let's look at the Profile ...

stevep is Member 726 from 2004 ....

Registered: 2004-02-23 (0.0.0.0)
Last post: 2004-02-23 00:25:07

18 years have gone by ...

Let's see what topic stevep might have selected for his one (and only) post ...

Topic: Re: Unmanned probes » Spirit & Opportunity *3* - ...continued from previous threads

stevep replied to a previous post by another member.

The topic itself went on for 13 pages... the post by stevep was #226 of 308 ... SpaceNut bumped the topic in 2016, from 2004.

Well, the post was reasonable and the email provider still exists.  I'll send the email.  That post is 18 years old, so a reply is not likely.

Still, it's worth a try.

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#92 2022-10-16 12:40:34

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Re: Email Outreach Campaign 2022-2023

For SpaceNut re Email Outreach ....

Today's candidate is StevenToilk

The email address looks computer generated.  However, I always begin with high hopes.

Let's see what the profile shows...>> oh oh! The Time Zone is Pakistan

There **is ** an IP address to check .... The address is owned by a company in the UK

A site called cleantalk.org reports that the set if IP addresses with which this one is associated has a high rate of spam reports

Registered: 2019-03-26 (UK)
Last post: 2019-03-26 08:49:13
Last visit: 2019-03-26 08:49:13

Well, let's see if there is anything in the database for this member ...

There are no posts by this user in this forum.

I'm not surprised.

Recommended: Convert to TestID

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#93 2022-10-17 07:05:20

tahanson43206
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Re: Email Outreach Campaign 2022-2023

For SpaceNut re Email Outreach campaign

Our candidate for today is steufish - Member 1274 from 2006

The email address implies a commercial operation that might have been seeking publicity for it's product lines ... we'll see shortly

Whois reports that the web site is long gone.

However, it (or Google (or Bing)) found a site that is similar ... www.drakeplanetarium.org offers a portable planetarium that can visit schools.

I took a quick look and found no reference to "portableplanetarium.com", but the site ** does ** use the words "portable planetarium"

We won't be able to send an email based on the information gathered so far.

Let's see which topic this visitor in 2006 might have selected...

Topic:  Pictures of Mars » Interactive Mars panorama

The one post by steufish got a generous reply from Rxke but that was the  end of the topic

Surprise! A link to the blogspot works! http://portableplanetarium.blogspot.com … unity.html

There's an About Me offer: Shawn Sacramento California

There's an AOL email address on offer at the blogspot site....

The profile says: Industry Education; Occupation: elementary school astronomy presentations

The email is provided by the blog site .... it does not work on the machine used for this inquiry - it might work for someone else

https://www.blogger.com/profile/12336528489426683133

That's as far as I can go with this interesting applicant for membership.

If someone else would care to pursue this further, please feel free to do so. The candidate certainly appears to be someone worth inviting to return.

16 years have gone by, and there have been a lot of developments in astronomy to share with elementary school audiences.

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#94 2022-10-17 07:32:32

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Re: Email Outreach Campaign 2022-2023

For SpaceNut re today's Email Outreach candidate ...

As part of today's investigation, I asked Wayback.com for help, and it found a version of portableplanetarium.com dated 2016...

The page contained information from 2012 about various planets.

So (it would appear) steufish(Shawn) keep the web site going for six years, and it still existed in 2018 when Wayback took a snapshot.

The Wayback display included a branch to a 2002 edition of The IPS Portable Planetarium Systems by Susan Button.

There is a pdf of that volume, plus: Manufacturers of Portable Planetariums.
Mobile Domes in Business: Best Practices
What Projector Should I Purchase

This is the first I've heard about this educational business activity.

The link I tried went to a Wikipedia article on permanent planetariums.

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#95 2022-10-18 07:30:05

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Re: Email Outreach Campaign 2022-2023

For SpaceNut re today's Email Outreach candidate: Stephenquelp

The email username does not match the NewMars username.

This member has a captured IP address.

Registered: 2018-02-15 (Ukraine)
Last post: 2018-02-15 07:36:05
Last visit: 2018-02-15 07:36:08

This chap is not off to a good start.

Let's see what topic was selected for the first (and only) post ...

There are no posts by this user in this forum.

The admin of the day put a stop to whatever it was.

Recommeded for TestID.

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#96 2022-10-19 09:42:24

tahanson43206
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Re: Email Outreach Campaign 2022-2023

For SpaceNut re Email Outreach campaign

We won't get far today .... the email address on record for this member is no longer in existence....

Whois can't find it, and ping reports no answer ...

However, we can take a look at the candidate anyway.... perhaps there will be clues for contact in the post

Well! we have an IP address ... let's investigate ** that ** ...

The good news is this IP has not been reported for SPAM

Whois found the IP address in Argentina, in Villa Alsina. 

It would certainly be good to have a ** real ** member from South America, let alone Argentina.

Registered: 2019-10-06 (Argentina)
Last post: 2020-04-05 10:36:10
Last visit: 2020-04-05 10:36:25

Let's look at the topic this person chose for the one (and only) post ...

There are no posts by this user in this forum.

I recommend this username for conversion to TestID.

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#97 2022-10-20 07:28:25

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Re: Email Outreach Campaign 2022-2023

For SpaceNut re Email Outreach campaign

Our candidate for today is more promising than some we've seen recently...

The name and email make sense, and the email is based in the UK.

Steven30 was(is) member 544 from 2003 ....

The freeserve host was founded in 1998, and it has quite a history.  After numerous transitions, it apparently survives as Orange Home UK

Often in these situations the email names are preserved.  I am still using an email name of a company that is gone for many years, but Yahoo picked it up, so I'm using Yahoo email with an ancient email name.

I'll now try a ping to see if the email address is active:  too bad! ping reported "unknown host"

Let's go on to see what topic was chosen for the one and only post:

Registered: 2003-10-13 (0.0.0.0)
Last post: 2003-10-13 17:23:03
: Human missions » FIRST MANNED MISSION? » 2003-10-13 17:23:03

Stephen30 wrote:

In what year does everyone think it's likely that we'll have the first manned mission to Mars?

I've just watched a programme on TV in the UK called Space Colonies which was very good with a gentleman called Dr Robert Zubrin and also an author called Marshall Savage, fascinating stuff  smile

Stephen30 created a new topic with his post, and it continued for some time:  The topic reached #19 in 2003-11-15

The range of respondents included:

Belgium
India
Indiana
Australia
Canada (RobertDyck)
Sweden

It would be good to see the range of coverage of forum membership extending further afield than at present.

We ** are ** fortunate to have several members who live in Europe.

We have one who resides in Mexico.

Active membership seems to reside in the US and England/UK at present, with an occasional visit by Quaoar.

Because we have no working email address, there is no point in sending an email, but it has been rewarding to visit with member 544.

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#98 2022-10-21 06:06:48

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Re: Email Outreach Campaign 2022-2023

For SpaceNut re Email Outreach ...

Our candidate for today is: Stephen W. Houghton II

Email is gmail.com, so at least the domain/email-provider exists

The IP address is for a company located in New Jersey.

Registered: 2018-01-17 (New Jersey)
Last post: 2018-01-17 11:40:47
Last visit: 2018-01-17 11:53:39

Topic: Martian Politics and Economy » A Mars currency »

Stephen W. Houghton II wrote:

I would favor a private monetary system. The Company that starts the settlement could issue its own script. Banks and other major players could do likewise.

This was post #14 of the topic.

The topic itself has continued to this year.

I will send the email.

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#99 2022-10-22 09:14:15

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Re: Email Outreach Campaign 2022-2023

For SpaceNut re Email Outreach ....

I try to always start out one of these investigations with a positive frame of mind.  We still have a few spammer relics left over from the mass purge, but on the other hand, we have some folks who are entirely "normal" and worth inviting to return.

However, today's candidate is off on a worrisome foot ... the name is 'starchaser' but the email address looks computer generated.

We'll see shortly ... >> So! joined in 2002 as Member 185

That was back before RobertDyck !!!  # 274

Registered: 2002-05-15 (0.0.0.0)
Last post: 2002-05-15 19:50:20

The email address is with Yahoo, so the provider is still around.

What topic did this person choose?  Meta New Mars » Get your name in Space for FREE!

This appears to have been an outreach from the Planetary Society ...

starchaser wrote:

The japanese branch of the Planetary Society recently launched a public outreach program designed to raise awareness of ISAS' MUSES-C mission.  The "hook" for public involvement is MUSES-C is taking one million names with it to Asteroid 1998SF36.

Your name can go along for FREE by signing up here: http://www.planetary.org/html....es.html

This post did not elicit any replies from the members of the time.

This review is a new chance for someone to post to the topic.

For one thing, 20 years have gone by, and a lot has happened with the Japanese space program and with the Planetary Society.

I'll send the email, but don't have a lot of hope for a reply.  Those 20 years really add up.

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#100 2022-10-22 11:34:56

SpaceNut
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Re: Email Outreach Campaign 2022-2023

tahanson43206 wrote:

I try to always start out one of these investigations with a positive frame of mind.  We still have a few spammer relics left over from the mass purge, but on the other hand, we have some folks who are entirely "normal" and worth inviting to return.

I would expect nothing less from a person doing a professional job at this activity and it is greatly aoppreciated.

Once we have used the username email list and have cut the number down, I will do the username searching to see if I can find alternative emails for the same owner of the account that we have.

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