[ExI] rocket!

spike at rainier66.com spike at rainier66.com
Sat Nov 9 19:10:15 UTC 2019



From: extropy-chat <extropy-chat-bounces at lists.extropy.org> On Behalf Of William Flynn Wallace via extropy-chat
Subject: Re: [ExI] rocket!


 The moon launch was never primarily about science.

There was only one scientist who ever went to the moon  spike


so the astronauts were the pretty boys?  Great on camera?  But the pretty boys did do some scientific experiments, did they not?  Besides picking up rocks, that is.  Bill




Not pretty boys, fighter pilots.  Those early space missions were dangerous as all hell, and fighter pilots understood risk.  They also understood how to improvise solutions in an emergency, which is why the failed Apollo 13 is so well known.





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