Re: NASA and the future of space exploration

From: Michael Lorrey (
Date: Mon Mar 19 2001 - 07:50:35 MST

I did hear that the X-37 is doing a drop test from the space
shuttle....all hope is not lost, maybe x-33 and 34 are to be considered
deadwood.... x-37 seems very similar to the x-34 design... wrote:
> In a message dated 3/18/01 12:58:00 AM Central Standard Time,
> writes:
> > Somehow I really don't picture the astronauts running
> > around with 5 gallon gas cans....
> I dunno -- with Doug's indictment of everything NASA's done in the manned
> program in the last 30 years as a make-work program, maybe that's how they
> WOULD do it. (Just for the record, all of this is bumming me out severely,
> AND I'm working on my taxes this weekend. Someone say something optimistic,
> quick!)
> Greg Burch <>----<>
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> -or-
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> "We never stop investigating. We are never satisfied that we know
> enough to get by. Every question we answer leads on to another
> question. This has become the greatest survival trick of our species."
> -- Desmond Morris

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