Breakaway + 10

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Sept. 13 2009 7:04 AM

Breakaway + 10

Space:1999 title shot
Has it been ten years since we lost the Moon and all hands on Moonbase Alpha? It seems more like 30.

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Phil Plait writes Slate’s Bad Astronomy blog and is an astronomer, public speaker, science evangelizer, and author of Death From the Skies!  

Sigh. So much future is already behind us. When will the present catch up to the past?

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Maybe we do need to give NASA a few billion more dollars. I can think of an excellent successor to the Shuttle.

Shuttle and Eagle on the ground

Image of Shuttle and Eagle from George Leonberger III.

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