[FPSPACE] It's a good thing history can be so flexible.
susan at atomicsupermen.com
Wed Oct 3 22:18:55 EDT 2007
Time is condensed by ABC Australia online news, but I'm afraid it's not very
"When Sputnik was lifted into space on October 4, 1957, it was humankind's
first step into the final frontier. It was trumpeted by then Soviet leader
Nikita Khrushchev as a conquest that made the capitalist world look at the
Soviet Union in a different way.
"He was right. Shortly after, his American counterpart, John F Kennedy,
upped the ante. "I believe that this nation should commit itself to
achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the Moon
and returning him safely to Earth," Mr Kennedy said."
I don't think we can put this one down to mis-translation.
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