Den (dewhitton) wrote,

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I didn't say it wasn't a big deal. I think this is a bloody brilliant first step! I've been waiting for this for years. What annoys me is that we are at the start of something new and of all the Good Things that can be done with this, the prospect of orbital factories and power satelites or real sub-orbital travel between cities or a useful space station, the media focuses on tourism.

Yes yes yes. The Wright Brothers didn't plan airlines. I know that. I'm not stupid. And one of the first passengers in an aircraft was killed.

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