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Trump's purpose is to find alien life forms out there so he can impose a ban on them travelling to the USA...
Now there's irony for you... doesn't he preside over all the hopeless cases and romantics who couldn't make a go of it in their native land and so sailed dreamily for the New World to displace the natives?
Can't help feeling I've lived longer than was appropriate for the history I was taught at school.
I'm only a plumber from Cannock...
"As to reward, my profession is its own reward;" Sherlock Holmes.
I have wrought my simple plan
If I give one hour of joy
To the boy who’s half a man,
Or the man who’s half a boy.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
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Sorry to see that Bruce McCandless has passed ...
I interviewed him at Houston when he returned from his historic 'jetpack flight'. He didn't make a fuss of it, even though he'd put in a huge amount of work to develop the kit.
He'd waited a long, long time to go into space, but when he finally did it, he did it in fine style.
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'I am not what is called a "civilized man", Professor. I have done with society for reasons that seem good to me.'
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I have his book, Apollo and eyewitness account. Beautiful paintings.
Only 4 moon walkers left.