To Infinity And cetera….
Posted by Dirck on 14 November, 2014
I’m still riding high on the whole Rosetta/Philae thing, so in the spirit of this little item from the Book of Face…
…I’m making free with the online bounty of British Pathé newsreels for a look back at some other notable achievements in space flight.
And no, I will not link to the photoshopped thing so future readers will have a context. That gets to wilt into obscurity, as far as I’m concerned. I will record, however, that my son first heard of Philae’s landing on the car radio when I collected him from a grandmother’s house. His eyes went very wide, his jaw dropped, and he repeated the CBC news-reader’s description of it in tones of astonishment, awe and wonder: “Space robot?!”