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Old 23rd Jul 2019, 11:54 am   #7
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Default Re: 50 years ago today (Apollo 11)

Originally Posted by MurphyNut View Post
I was about ten years old at the time and watched it on the TV with my parents
What's your best guess as to how old you will be when another human walks on the Moon? The new crew-vehicle, which NASA has been working on, has been described as "Apollo on steroids"; looks very much like Apollo, but I think it can take 6 crew(?). It will no doubt be packed with state-of-the-art electronics (state of the art in ~2010), but the propulsion system is barely changed since Apollo.

Data beats opinions most times... that's my opinion, though I have no data on that.
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