03 July 2012

Private space flight, circa 1979

In memory of Andy Griffith, who died today, my favourite show of his, by a long ways.

I always loved hoe the narrator in the opening hit, “...and they went to the moon.” It hit just the right note of admiration and awe about the achivement.

I liked this show a lot when I was a kid; had a poster of the spaceship up on my wall, from this:

It’s interesting to look back at the show now that we are just starting to see private space flight.

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