[extropy-chat] SPACE: Shuttle will never fly...

Technotranscendence neptune at superlink.net
Fri Feb 20 14:30:10 UTC 2004

On Friday, February 20, 2004 7:20 AM Henrique Moraes Machado
hemm at br.inter.net wrote:
> Why can't NASA sell publicity space on the shuttle?
> Maybe covered with publicity, just like the Formula
> 1 race cars, it could fly. At least it has more area to
> cover with ads than all cars in a F1 race together... :)
> Just another crazy idea.

Not as crazy as you think.  Other space agencies sell such, e.g., RSA
actually does TV ads on the ISS.  It's funny how NASA is so rabidly
against getting money from such sources.  Probably institutionalized
elitism at work.



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