[FPSPACE] pressconference in Starcity

LARRY KLAES ljk4 at msn.com
Tue Apr 22 10:59:08 EDT 2008



Why was a cargo carrier named after one of the pioneering greats of
science fiction?  Couldn't Jules Verne be used for a much more "noble"
space mission?

For the same reason I would oppose the name Da Vinci on anything less
than a manned planetary or interstellar mission.

Larry


>From: agzak at optonline.net
>To: friends and partners <fpspace at friends-partners.org>
>Subject: Re: [FPSPACE] pressconference in Starcity
>Date: Tue, 22 Apr 2008 14:13:39 +0000 (GMT)
>
>Jakob:
>
>Interesting comments. I suspect you meant to say the Jules Verne (ATV-1) 
>ship, correct? However, da Vinci is probably a great name idea for ATV-2 :)
>
>Anatoly Zak
>http://www.russianspaceweb.com
>
>
>----- Original Message -----
>From: Jakob Terweij <japio at dds.nl>
>Date: Tuesday, April 22, 2008 3:40 am
>Subject: [FPSPACE] pressconference in Starcity
>To: friends and partners <fpspace at friends-partners.org>
>
>
> > fire .
> > The Korean told interesting things like doing experiments in the
> > Leonardo da Vinciship.She was thankfull to ESA in letting her use
> > this
> > ship.
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