Saturday, July 20, 2013

QotD: "Where’s my donut-shaped space station? Where’s my ticket to Mars?" -- Neal Stephenson

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"I have followed the dwindling of the space program with sadness, even bitterness. Where’s my donut-shaped space station? Where’s my ticket to Mars?" Some Remarks: Essays and Other Writing by Neal Stephenson
Well, here on the 45th anniversary of the moon landing, it looks like my donut-shaped space station is still just a painting on the walls of the Smithsonian, and my ticket to Mars is not in a whacky space suit, but via the Internet and some robotic controlled landers.


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