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RIP Neil Armstrong

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by alnicopu, Aug 27, 2013.

  1. alnicopu

    alnicopu Friend of Leo's

    Oct 3, 2009
    georgia
    I remember watching the moon landing when I was 8 years in Biloxi MS. kind of like those who were older when JFK died. You knew exactly where you were when it happened.

    SALUTE!!!
     
  2. StuR

    StuR Banned

    Jun 19, 2013
    NW England, UK
    Much respect to the man! He did something which would still be a terrifying prospect even now.
     
  3. Fearnot

    Fearnot Friend of Leo's

    Jan 17, 2010
    Decatur, GA
    And the space age fades farther into the mists. Everything seemed possible for a time and technology would take us there.

    Instead, we have Angry Birds.
     
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  5. Ironwolf

    Ironwolf Poster Extraordinaire

    Age:
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    Mar 11, 2008
    Boise, Idaho
    +100
     
  6. Mbechmann

    Mbechmann Friend of Leo's

    Jan 18, 2013
    Dublin, Ireland
    Doh, I didnt realize that he died a year ago :)
     
  7. alnicopu

    alnicopu Friend of Leo's

    Oct 3, 2009
    georgia
    Technology used to awe us. Now it's just a commodity that's outcome ends up being disposed of when the next best thing comes out.
     
  8. Ironwolf

    Ironwolf Poster Extraordinaire

    Age:
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    Mar 11, 2008
    Boise, Idaho
    It's the anniversary of his death. Or, at least, it was a couple of days ago.
     
  9. Big_Bend

    Big_Bend Poster Extraordinaire

    Age:
    52
    Feb 19, 2010
    Houston, TX
    I was thinking.. Neil has been dead for awhile now.

    He certainly had the right stuff tho.
     
  10. alnicopu

    alnicopu Friend of Leo's

    Oct 3, 2009
    georgia
    According to ABC news his family said he died of complications from heart surgery from a few weeks ago. The article is dated today.
     
  11. J-man

    J-man Super Moderator Staff Member

    Apr 25, 2004
    North Wales
    Admin Post
    Are you sure it doesn't say he died one year ago? Because he died August 25th 2012.

    RIP
     
  12. Mike Eskimo

    Mike Eskimo Doctor of Teleocity

    Age:
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    Nov 9, 2008
    Detroit
    A great man.

    The age of space exploration was technologically/inspirationally sexy in a way that solving problems and innovating solutions to our myriad challenges here is not.

    Still - that's what we need to focus on.

    Remember those Space Sticks ?

    Weren't those just like early Power bars ?

    Tang sucked too...
     
  13. lboorse2

    lboorse2 Tele-Meister

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    Jun 8, 2011
    Philly 'Burbs
    And also a silly thing called the Mars Rover...
     
  14. 6942

    6942 Poster Extraordinaire

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    Apr 15, 2006
    Santa Fe, NM
    Unmanned missions are far less expensive and MUCH safer than manned missions.
    That said, I look forward to an international manned mission to Mars.
     
  15. emu!

    emu! Poster Extraordinaire

    RIP.

    That guy had the ultimate pickup line...

    "Ever been to the moon?"
     
  16. Buckocaster51

    Buckocaster51 Super Moderator Staff Member

    Age:
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    Jan 6, 2005
    Iowa USA
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    and things like Kepler are discovering exoplanets at unprecedented rates.

    The Space Age isn't fading.

    We are at the very beginning of it.
     
  17. waparker4

    waparker4 Doctor of Teleocity

    Nov 9, 2011
    Philadelphia, PA
  18. Brad Pittiful

    Brad Pittiful Doctor of Teleocity

    Dec 22, 2008
    Philly Burbs
    he died a year and two days ago
     
  19. kelnet

    kelnet Doctor of Teleocity

    Apr 17, 2008
    Port Moody, BC
    Yeah, Angry Birds is all we have. Nothing else. :rolleyes:

    During the space race, we also had the hula hoop, Twister, and Gilligan's Island.
     
  20. brookdalebill

    brookdalebill Doctor of Teleocity

    Nov 15, 2009
    Austin, Tx
  21. Darn slinky. Always getting tangled.
     
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