palioxisI came across this flyer in the break room today. “Become the first person to journey to Mars.” Normally, I wouldn’t give such wishful propositions a second thought, especially when considering all of the failed attempts in the past. I don’t know how anyone could consider such an endeavor after the tragedy of Artemis I, but I suppose it does take a certain type of craziness to follow through with such an idea. It wasn’t until I noticed the name of the corporation sponsoring the project that I considered the lengths of my own craziness. VoloGen Industries and Astronautics, the world leader in aerospace engineering and mechatronics. “Holy shit.” That’s all I could think. “Holy shit, what has Neville Paulson gotten himself into now?”