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I Could Write A Long Essay On This

...and probably even get well paid for it, in an influential publication, if I didn't want to lose my job. Unfortunately, it wouldn't pay that well...

Proposition (with which I don't necessarily agree):

NASA's approach, a return to Apollo (both in terms of the "we need to set a goal and get there," and the actual hardware concepts) represents the mindset of a cargo cult.

As Rusty Barton noted over at, in response to this story, "When Boeing started designing the 787, did its engineers go to the Udvar-Hazy Museum and start pulling parts off the Dash-80?"



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