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

From: Richard Erlacher <>
Date: Fri Jun 9 12:41:32 2000

So many of these major discoveries were made purely by accident. Accidents
which might not have happened if Engineers and Scientists hadn't had the
freedom, and the funding, to take time with this or that strange phenomenon
observed in conjunction with an accident.

I certainly hope you're joking!


----- Original Message -----
From: Sellam Ismail <>
To: <>
Sent: Friday, June 09, 2000 10:20 AM
Subject: Re: In defense of NASA: was Re: Wirin' up blinkenlights


> Yeah, things like the Space Race and WWII did nothing for rapid
> technological evolution and development, the least of which benefitted
> from this was computers.
> Sellam International Man of Intrigue and
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