When we see the shadow on our images, are we seeing the time 11 minutes ago on Mars? Or are we seeing the time on Mars as observed from Earth now? It's like time travel problems in science fiction. When is now; when was then?
I worked at comedy clubs - if I can use the term 'work' - for several years. I middled at one point. I never made it; I was never a headliner. I never made enough time to write enough good material, in my opinion.
Climate change is happening, humans are causing it, and I think this is perhaps the most serious environmental issue facing us.
You stop planetary exploration, those people who do that extraordinary work are going to have to go do something else.