Would love to see a package that allowed you to go up and see some of the first sattelites to be put in space
Pity Sputnik came home.
Love the fact that americans still Rekon they won the space race lol
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Can we please all stop calling these things space craft?
'Weightless' for three minutes kind of gives it away: a vomet comet can manage thirty seconds as it is, and is then able to repeat it again a minute or two later - it doesn't have to land and refuel.
Sure, the pilot of this thing has to wear a space suit, but so did the U2 pilots.
of the edge of space is 50 miles (and has been since the days when the X15 pilots would get their wings for exceeding that altitude). The rest of us can go for 100km, or if we're feeling generous, round the 50 miles to 80km but 61km is really pushing it. Nice view I'm sure but no astronaut wings for you Mr Wimmer.
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