With all the current hoopla over the 40th anniversary of the moon landing, I still stand by what I wrote four years ago:
I know Iâ€™ll never make it to space. I have no interest in messing up our environment here, just to get somewhere colder and less hospitable. I think Iâ€™m expected to be a space-nut, since I was born just before the moon landing, grew up with SkyLab and such, and became an engineer. But if itâ€™s that much trouble to travel so short a distance in space, what chance have we in the stars?