Whoa. Was completely unaware of the pre-NASA history there; thanks
for shedding some light. The whole thing's a sad, sorry mess.
Have to check out those fiction refs...
On 10 Mar 2001, at 9:05, Greg Burch wrote:
> On march 4, 2001, John Marlow wrote:
> >Interesting, but I gotta say, manned exploration is the ticket. When
> >people ask me why, I say: If you gotta ask why, there's really no
> >explaining it to you.
> I share this sentiment, and in 1969, it had real force in the world of politics.
> Unfortunately, today the evidence is that the community that finds this
> kind of “for it’s own sake” rationale for manned space exploration and development
> compelling is small and lacks real influence...
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