Space: The ultimate in higher

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Re: Space: The ultimate in higher

Postby High Impulse » Fri Jul 08, 2016 7:52 am

^dont believe a word of that article. I had a former ESA engineer tell me it was complete bogus yesterday. Apparently a similar thing was said about Christmas Island many years ago. The only thing that came out of it was a casino not a space port...
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Re: Space: The ultimate in higher

Postby martymonsta » Fri Jul 08, 2016 8:45 pm

Many years ago the great British explorer George Mallory, who was to die on Mount Everest, was asked why did he want to climb it. He said, "Because it is there."
Well, space is there, and we're going to climb it

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Re: Space: The ultimate in higher

Postby High Impulse » Sat Jul 09, 2016 7:14 am

Yes that was the gentlemen. Warwick seemed like a top bloke. He really wants AU in ESA. Not sure if it would happen or if we can afford it, but it would make some things easier.
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