quote 19:37:04 In 2007, around the time it launched its second unmanned station, Bigelow Aerospace boasted that as many 800 paying crewmembers could be flying in 10 years’ time. Six years later, the number of Bigelow astronauts remains zero. Bigelow has launched ambitious self-funded enterprises before, but he is also known for being capricious with them. In 2004 he pulled the plug on the National Institute for Discovery Science, which funded paranormal research. Bigelow’s
Greg Klerkx: Living in space
quote 20:16:11 As the mental maps of each of the islands grew, they started to merge together and the islands of London metaphor began to gradually fade away. Eventually, I switched to a small shirt-pocket sized map of inner London and left my islands of London map book at the hotel.
- Fletcher: And this color, red, it doesn’t make much sense to me.
- Low: What would be better?
- Fletcher: Blue makes more sense… Space is blue.
- Low: No Dr. Fletcher, Space is black!