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Keep the private space race private

Those of us sandwiched between the end of the Baby Boom and the start of Generation X ought to be thought of as The Apollo Generation. We were captivated by the reality of manned space flight and the idea that we too might someday walk on the moon before double digit interest rates, Jimmy Carter, and malaise ruined the rest of our otherwise secure childhoods.
Nothing that’s followed has been quite as cool. We’ve learned a lot from the Hubble telescope and the Mars landers, but for all intents and purposes we’re all here, stuck on Planet ...


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