Frequently Raised Objections
It's not a question of whether it'll work, but rather how long it will take. We could accumulate enough money to finance this project with a lemonade stand in Alice Springs -- we would just have to wait a bit longer.
Articles About This TopicFINANCIAL OBJECTIONS
Is this real? Can it really work?
I can't believe the entertainment industry makes that kind of profit.
You're depending on getting all the profits from a single blockbuster movie.
There's no commercial market for manned spacecraft
No Public Interest in Manned Space Flight
Space Flight is Too Risky for Investors
Launching a Space Mission is Like a Sporting Event
The government won't let us do it.
It's illegal for private enterprise to go into space.
TECHNICAL AND MISSION OBJECTIONS
It's all on paper; nothing is real.
It'll only be a "go-and-quit" scenario, just like Apollo.
It's too ambitious for a bunch of amateurs.
It's been done before; you should be concentrating on Mars.
On-orbit Assembly is Expensive and Dangerous
It's easier to get to Mars.
Space Shuttle as the Launch Vehicle in the Reference Mission
You should concentrate on low-cost access to space instead.
On-orbit rendezvous is expensive and dangerous.
What if somebody else does it first?
Space is Bo-o-o-oring
The Artemis Project is Growing Too Fast
COMPLAINTS THAT DEFY CLASSIFICATION
Apollo Never Landed on the Moon