In defense of NASA: was Re: Wirin' up blinkenlights

From: Merle K. Peirce <>
Date: Thu Jun 8 23:21:36 2000

On Thu, 8 Jun 2000, Sellam Ismail wrote:

> > I've been following the space program for as long as I can
> > remember, and it always irritates me when someone says that the
> > only reason we're doing it is to make some sci-fi geeks happy.
> > Most of the people in the space industry, I would venture to guess,
> > are probably not sci-fi nuts but damn good engineers and scientists
> > who are gaining a lot of valuable research from NASA and the like.
> Yeah!

I think the space programme is invaluable. How else are we going to find
a place to ship Trent Lott?
Received on Thu Jun 08 2000 - 23:21:36 BST

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