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Donnie B.
2005-Sep-06, 01:53 PM
Neil Armstrong, speaking in public (take that, you HBers), states that a program to land on Mars could be less of an effort than the Apollo program.

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20050906/ap_on_sc/malaysia_neil_armstrong

novaderrik
2005-Sep-06, 04:44 PM
i wonder how many of the non believers will latch onto his line about being surprised that they made it to the moon intact, and that he thought they only had a 50/50 chance of doing it?

Donnie B.
2005-Sep-06, 07:03 PM
i wonder how many of the non believers will latch onto his line about being surprised that they made it to the moon intact, and that he thought they only had a 50/50 chance of doing it?You mean, they might point to this as some sort of whistle-blow? Pretty weak...

vkp
2005-Sep-07, 09:40 AM
Neil armstrong - the great astronaut who went on moon has said that we can expect reaching mars (human mission) with the help of complex spacecrafts and supershielding technology for spacesuits.

Efforts of our scientists can make this possible in 15 years.Armstrong says :
"I suspect that even though the various questions are difficult and many, they are not as difficult and many as we faced when we started the ApoLLO MiSSion in 1961 ....

READ FURTHER > http://www.exploreuniverse.com/astrolog

Bilateralrope
2005-Sep-07, 09:59 AM
Well, computing power has greatly improved sincethe Apollo missions. Your home computer probably excedes the total computing power used for the Apollo missions by orders of magnitude.

ToSeek
2005-Sep-07, 02:41 PM
Merged threads - last two posts were from other thread.