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Re: Just My Opinion



Why don't you people start a reflector of your own on this
subject?  Having to wade through your useless arguments to gain
useful and pertinent information is getting to be a pain.

How about backing off.  Maybe this reflector should have a
moderator of sorts.

de Bill, N4DH
AMSAT # 32372




At 16:16 12/28/00 +1100, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
>On Wed, Dec 27, 2000 at 11:02:16PM -0600, Jon Ogden wrote:
> > That is true.  But at the same time it creates a potential mess.  What
> > happens if we get this thing built and two of the involved parties go to
> > war?  It kind of reminds me of the possible scenario that took place in the
> > movie 2010.
>
>Good question. Hopefully the ISS might help to avoid a war between
>Russia and the USA. It seems very unlikely these days (although
>that could change within 10 years).
>
> > Necessity is the mother of invention.  We've not needed such a craft.  The
> > Russians did.
>
>Without the Russians, resupply of the ISS would be costing a bunch more
>then. I wonder how much a Progress flight costs (given that the vehicle
>is not reusable) compared to a shuttle mission? So I think this is a big
>positive for Russian involvement -- resupply missions will always be needed.
>
>Unfortunately, Australia is not involved at all, which is pretty poor.
>
>Hamish
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>Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish@debian.org> <hamish@cloud.net.au>
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