MY SMALL ROLE IN A SAD
AND UNFORGETTABLE DAY
My role was minor in the extreme. But it etched in my mind a memory of what was a turning point in the space program.
I recently had occasion to re-watch the Stanley Kubrick sci-fi flick, “2001: A Space Odyssey.” My reaction to viewing that innovative 1968 film 50 years later was one of sadness…
What a tremendous opportunity we lost in not keeping up the momentum established during the space race. By now we could have colonies on the moon, and be opening whole new vistas of human enterprise, accomplishment and knowledge. [Read more…] about Remembering the Challenger — Again