- John discusses what would have happened if software hadn’t canceled out aerodynamic sideslip on STS-1 (“You’d still be lookin’ for us…”);
- Calls modern lunar/interplanetary landing techniques for “a bunch of sissies”;
- Just watch the entire clip. Seriously. The whole thing is hilarious. “How many of y’all worked on Gemini?”
Emily Carney is a writer, space enthusiast, and creator of the This Space Available space blog, published since 2010. In January 2019, Emily’s This Space Available blog was incorporated into the National Space Society’s blog. The content of Emily’s blog can be accessed via the This Space Available blog category.
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