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Project plans digital archives on Earth and the Moon

11 Jul 2012, 20:47 UTC
Project plans digital archives on Earth and the Moon
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A statement today from the Space Colony Earth organization:

Global Movement to Secure Earth’s Future
Plans to Safeguard the Planet and Humanity Announced
Naperville, IL – What do a network of secure underground facilities, a lunar lander, and a starship have in common? They are all part of an historic plan to ensure the future survival of humanity.

The plan includes the development of multiple sets of Earth ARKhives. The Digital ARKhives will include science, technology, history, and art information that would be critical to the continued progress of humankind following a regional or global catastrophe. The Living ARKhives will store DNA from humans, animals, plants, and microbes deemed critical to the future of humanity and the Earth environment.

Earth ARKhives will be stored in a network of five underground Earth Ark sites located in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Africa. Two additional sites are being considered in Australia and the Middle East. A site for the North America Earth Ark has been tentatively selected in Eastern Washington.

Designed to withstand any number of potential disasters, the Earth Ark sites will be linked to a Lunar Ark to be placed on the moon in 2018. The ...

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