Shawn Bailes's Blog – December 2012 Archive (1)

From Apollo to Fox

The Apollo missions were the result of a political response to the Cold War with Soviet Russia, this everyone knows. But if not for this reason would we have gone at all? Would we have gone by now? This question is certainly unknown and quite possibly unknowable altogether. It's frustrating that such endeavors were the result of super-powers flexing their political muscles instead of genuine curiosity about the universe, but nonetheless, it got us to space and has spurred many missions…

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Added by Shawn Bailes on December 17, 2012 at 9:53pm — 1 Comment

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