[LMB] OT: Arecibo
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Tue Nov 24 14:29:57 GMT 2020
> On Nov 24, 2020, at 8:42 AM, Matthew George <matt.msg at gmail.com> wrote:
> People who talk about the romance of exploration miss the point that humans
> cannot be the explorers in space.
> Matt "Mr. Roboto” G.
Not with the current technology or any foreseeable technology.
We need something like the Lyle drive from “Stranger in a Strange Land”.
I worken in the Vertical Assembly Building where the Saturn V booster was
built so I have a good understanding about chemical rockets. I don’t think there
has been any great improvement in chemical rocket propellants since then.
We haven’t even be able to send a woman to the Moon. NASA did just develop
a space toilet for women.
Allan Richardson —
Blessed are the cheesemakers, for they lead the whey.
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