Saturday, July 21, 2007

To the moon, Alice!

On his blog, sci-fi author John Scalzi (Old Man’s War, The Last Colony) reminds us that yesterday marked the 38th anniversary of the first moon landing. Writes Scalzi:

38 damn years, people. There ought to be a Starbucks up on the moon by now, and a bunch of tourists experiencing the challenge of sipping a vente latte in one sixth G.”

And there would be, John, if government didn’t have a monopoly on space exploration.

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At 8:54 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Well... I don't know about that but it certainly would be more probable than it is now.

I can't believe it has been that long though... Nearly half a century and we still can't get a guy on Mars.

At 7:52 PM, Blogger Mike said...

You speak truth Godspodin Wally!


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