RE: "NASA and the Future of Space Exploration--was NASA Ends Project Intended to Replace Shuttle"

From: John Marlow (
Date: Sat Mar 10 2001 - 13:28:18 MST

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...

John Marlow

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