Monday, October 4, 2010

Sputniks & Beatniks &...

Today is the 53rd Anniversary of the first artificial satellite put into near-Earth orbit by the U.S.S.R., "Sputnik" and less than a dozen years later before the 12th Anniversary the U.S. lands
2 men on the Moon.
A dozen years, then nothing manned outside of Earth's orbit since 1973 --ya call that progress?
Your current cell phone has more computing power than all the mainframes in Houston Mission
Control or Cape Kennedy had then, yet they could do it...
But we can't.