Blast Off!

Finish this sentence, “10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1…”

Did you say, “Blast Off!” My wife and I both do. But, I suspect that our children won’t, because they will not grow up in an era heavily influenced by space shuttle launches.

I am an advocate for space exploration, but not necessarily manned space exploration. Still, this made me a little sad or nostalgic or it just made me feel old.

*If you start the countdown at 3, I invariably whisper “Contact” at the end.


3 responses to “Blast Off!

  1. I grew up in the era when a black and white tv was wheeled into the classroom for the Apollo missions, now it seems as though any news from NASA barely makes the papers!

  2. Reblogged this on Gigable – Tech Blog.

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