The Future Begins

Robby

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NASA Picture Of The Day
The Future Begins




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)
 

Kevin

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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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