60 Years Ago Today Alan Shepard Became The First American In Space - Where Will We Be In 60 More Years?

60 Years Ago Today Alan Shepard Became The First American In Space - Where Will We Be In 60 More Years?

Are we done with space?We're obviously not done with sending things into space, but people may be another issue.Early NASA was about acceptable risk. Space flight had risks and people involved were not chosen based on race, gender, or any cultural aspect. In 2008, his successor, President Obama, who hated everything about him(1) set about dismantling everything with his name on it. Apollo 11 commander Neil Armstrong, Apollo 13 commander Jim Lovell, and Apollo 17 commander Gene Cernan were critical of what was clear partisan grandstanding. (2) One of my favorite jokes involves working on my second million dollars - because I gave up on the first.

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