[FPSPACE] Here's a question

Chris Jones clj at panix.com
Fri Nov 14 15:32:56 EST 2014


On 11/14/2014 3:19 PM, Zeger Nuyens wrote:
> Chris Jones wrote:
>
>> Why is it Belgium (or the EU or ESA) doesn't fly their own astronauts?
>
> We never pretended we would do so, but the US did.

Two things: the US didn't "pretend" to do so, it did, and is planning to 
do so again.

And, what about Hermes?  If that doesn't qualify as the ESA pretending 
it would fly people into space, what was it?



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