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RE: Chinese moon in 2017 may not be quite accurate
« Reply #1 on: 11/08/2005 10:28 PM »
Blustery science posturing coming out of a communist dictatorship may not be entirely accurate? Shocking.

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RE: Chinese moon in 2017 may not be quite accurate
« Reply #2 on: 11/09/2005 02:57 AM »
I did find that highly opinonated to the point of annoying, but I'm assuming this guy is pretty much qualified to say so?

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RE: Chinese moon in 2017 may not be quite accurate
« Reply #3 on: 11/09/2005 04:02 AM »
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I did find that highly opinonated to the point of annoying, but I'm assuming this guy is pretty much qualified to say so?
The Space Review is "Essays and Commentary About the Final Frontier".   In that venue, he's supposed to have an opinion.  Besides, he looks like some kind of heavy-duty space policy wonk for the NAS.  Got a pretty wide web presence.

http://www.gwu.edu/~spi/careers1.html



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RE: Chinese moon in 2017 may not be quite accurate
« Reply #4 on: 11/09/2005 12:15 PM »
Arrogance is bliss when it has no foundations on the potential for the US being overtaken by countries that have a plan. We don't seem to have a plan yet, or at least one that has funding support from Congress.

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RE: Chinese moon in 2017 may not be quite accurate
« Reply #5 on: 11/10/2005 03:40 AM »
So the basic situation is that our Press quotes Chinese tabloids, know nothings, or the janitor of their hotel?

Is that a bad thing?

You and I, and everybody interested enough to read this, knows that it is a tough task, and China is not very far up the unasisted learning curve. But the public believes the media. ...the same public who might not scream so loudly that we shouldn't be spending their money on space, if they thought there was a race on.

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