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I want you guys to look at the original version of this page, and my version. Do you see the difference? In one version, you make Misssion Daedelus sound real. It is not, it is a space Sim mission. Additionally Mission Alphas are simulations of simulations, so all the more reason to make the difference clear. - Avacar 10:04, 11 April 2006 (EDT)

I think we switched Alpha and Gamma missions this year; alpha was real and gamma is simulated. For the record. --Foo1 15:55, 11 April 2006 (EDT)
When did we have gamma? When will we have gamma? All your Γ are belong to us! --The Killer Rabbit aka Nevin 16:59, 11 April 2006 (EDT)
It hasn;t happened yet. we had alpha and beta. Thus, if there is to be another mission which is 100% simulated and everything goes wrong and hab gnomes rip out your eyebrows, it has to be GAMMA!! gamma shall eat your soul *rawr*--Foo1 17:09, 11 April 2006 (EDT)
Can we make the assumption that the nomenclature works like that of computer programs, i.e. alpha, beta, gamma, delta, etc. (α, β, γ, δ, etc.) are sequential pre-release versions, and the main mission has no greek letter? This would make the recent mission to Venus Mission Alpha, the upcoming 'fun' mission Beta/Gamma/<insert Greek Letter>, and the main mission to Titan would be simply The Mission, or Mission Omega, or what have you. --The Killer Rabbit aka Nevin 20:08, 11 April 2006 (EDT)
The way I understood it was that the pre-main-mission mission was called alpha and the cool down/fun mission after the main mission was Mission Gamma. This means that we subconsciously call the main mission Mission Beta, but we don't actually name it as such. I think that this nomenclature works and makes sense. Before Avacar brought up that the Mini-Missions were actually simulated simulations, I always thought that it was an actual mission, just reduced to the space of a worksession. His way of thinking makes much more sense. So, from now on, the main pre-main-mission mission is called Alpha and the one following it will be called Gamma. Stefanido 22:28, 11 April 2006 (EDT)
Just for the record, Mission Beta was also a training mission during our time. Essentially as you say, all 'Greek' missions were training. We also rarely named our main missions, aside from destination and year. Also, to address the fact that I had Titan linking to your mission Daedelus, that's because the previous user had it doing so too, so I assumed my wires were crossed. - Avacar 11:58, 12 April 2006 (EDT)
Mea culpa. --The Killer Rabbit aka Nevin 19:11, 12 April 2006 (EDT)

Merging Destinations

I would advise we put all real-life destinations into a nicely formatted table in Mission Destination. That page also needs to be revamped, so hey, two Habs with one meteorite. Q-Cumber 15:47, 1 March 2010 (EST)