a space-faring people?

geege geege@barrera.org
Tue, 11 Mar 2003 22:54:03 -0800


one year ago.  how things have fallen apart.
http://www.aviationnow.com/content/publication/awst/20020311/aw51.htm

say what you will about the frogs, but their launch tech is awesome.
http://www.army-technology.com/projects/crotale/index.html
http://www.army-technology.com/projects/mistral/index.html

surfing lighter bits,
(aerospace, not militares)
a higher trapeze

roger,
schuman

-----Original Message-----
From: fork-admin@xent.com [mailto:fork-admin@xent.com]On Behalf Of
Rishab Aiyer Ghosh
Sent: Sunday, February 02, 2003 3:43 AM
To: fork@xent.com
Subject: Re: a space-faring people?


huh? apart from the obvious point that NASA controls US access to space, not
all of mankind's, are multiple points of failure (e.g. air crashes) less
tragic?
-rg

On Sat, Feb 01, 2003 at 11:46:48PM -0500, R. A. Hettinga wrote:
> When a central entity controls access to space, it becomes a central point
> of failure for all of mankind.