Thursday, April 23, 2009
A Decade Or So Before
Ten years before Earth Day, Ike was still President, J.F.K., Vietnam, The Beatles, Summer of Love, Neil Armstrong, and Woodstock were yet to come- who knew?
The election signs would soon turn into protest signs by mid-decade...
MAD as with usual prescience proposed using outer space as a garbage dump for refuse-- which may not after all be a bad idea at least for nuclear waste.
The Far Side of the Moon was used as one in the classic Brit Sci-Fi series SPACE: 1999 in 1973 -76 and if it was good enough for Moonbase Alpha it's good enough for us...maybe.