[FPSPACE] NY Times: "Brazil's Man in Space: A Mere 'Hitchhiker, ' or a Hero?"
routier at iinet.net.au
Sat Apr 8 06:35:47 EDT 2006
Jim Oberg wrote:
> NY Times: "Brazil's Man in Space: A Mere 'Hitchhiker,' or a Hero?"
The physicist quoted sounded like a grumpy scientist with no
understanding of how spaceflight gets a lot of its funding.
He's probably just cost them a few million in support dollars.
> I particularly enjoyed the photo of Pontes in a zero-G airplane
> flight, captioned "Col. Marcos Pontes in antigravity training."
Perhaps he was floating *upwards* at the time. :)
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