[ExI] Why space tech isn't cutting edge

Mike Dougherty msd001 at gmail.com
Mon Nov 19 20:29:01 UTC 2012

On Mon, Nov 19, 2012 at 2:30 PM, spike <spike66 at att.net> wrote:
> Adrian, do invent such a coating, please sir.  If you are successful, you
> will be followed everywhere by a couple dozen aerospace engineers,
> collecting pebbles from the path upon which you have tread.  I will beat
> them to it: I will go in front of you, sweeping clean your path like those
> guys in the Olympic curling competition sweeping the ice, making sure that
> your way is perfectly clean so you don't accidentally step on anything and
> injure your brilliant foot.  Be aware however that the path to such a
> coating in littered with the corpses of those who have gone before and
> failed.

Are you available for sweeping the corpses aside?  I'd imagine they
would also greatly impede progress.

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