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The Future Begins

Discussion in 'Tech, Science, and Space' started by Robby, Oct 14, 2008.

  1. Robby

    Robby The Robot

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    NASA Picture Of The Day
    The Future Begins


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    Forty years ago today, on Oct. 14, 1968, Apollo 7 transmitted the first live broadcast from a manned U.S. spacecraft. In this image, Apollo... (More at NASA Picture Of The Day)
     
  2. Kevin

    Kevin Code Monkey Staff Abductee

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    Interesting picture if for no other reason than the fact that astronaut commander Schirra is shown with a week+ beard and usually the NASA pictures only show their astronauts clean shaven.

    I wonder if this weeks interactive communications with space tourist Richard Garriott (aka: Lord British to us Gen X game players) was timed in anniversary of the first live broadcast.

    On a totally tangent side note... I challenge the music fans out there to read the title of this thread and then think of the lyrics to "Clint Eastwood" by the Gorillaz and not have the song stuck in their head.
    I ain't happy, I'm feeling glad
    I got sunshine, in a bag
    I'm useless,but not for long
    The future is coming on

    I ain't happy, I'm feeling glad
    I got sunshine, in a bag
    I'm useless, but not for long
    The future is coming on

    It's coming on
    It's coming on
    It's coming on
    The future is coming on, it's coming on... :D

     

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