[FPSPACE] Use of Moon
epgrondine at hotmail.com
Mon Apr 30 14:37:20 EDT 2007
You have this peculiar inability to understand CAPS. It is accompanied by a
peculiar inability to understand the hazard presented by impact.
These two defects are accompanied by an inability to understand Chinese
manned goals in space.
PS - I think we can safely rule out manned flight to Mars from that list of
alternatives you propose.
>From: DSFPortree at aol.com
>To: epgrondine at hotmail.com, FPSPACE at friends-partners.org
>Subject: Re: [FPSPACE] Use of Moon
>Date: Mon, 30 Apr 2007 14:27:49 EDT
>In terms of politics, there's no reason to go to the moon. Another way of
>looking at it - in terms of politics, Venus would be as good. Or an
>You can have dozens of scientific reasons, commercial reasons, spiritual
>reasons, whatever, but if there's no political reason commensurate with the
>of the venture, it's not going to happen.
>Besides, Bush isn't funding it - does that sound as though he gives a drat
>We need to have alternatives ready. I like this "Return to the moon with
>Russians" idea. We could give them a tour of the Apollo 11 site.
>David S. F. Portree
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>turning and you just can't quite believe it because everything looks like
>standing still. I can feel it - the turn of the Earth. The ground beneath
>feet is spinning at a thousand miles an hour, the entire planet is hurtling
>around the Sun at sixty-seven thousand miles an hour, and I can feel it.
>falling through space, you and me. Clinging to the skin of this tiny little
>world, and if we let go..." - The Ninth Doctor
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