Monday, April 26, 2010

Celestial nursery

Odd but intriguing analogy about the space program:

It’s like having a kid, really. There’s never a “good” time to start a family. No matter when you do it, there’s going to be sleepless nights and runny noses and attempts to stick non-food items in mouths. But it doesn’t stop us from doing it in the first place.

And much like starting a family, there’s never going to be a “good” time to ramp up the space program. There are always going to be Earth-bound problems that need attention and money.

But this should not stop us.

True. It shouldn't.

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