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Re: Earthly Benefits of the Space Program?

Subject: Re: Earthly Benefits of the Space Program?
From: Tim Auton
Date: Mon, 18 Jul 2005 19:03:59 +0100
Newsgroups: sci.astro.amateur
Wayne Howell <whowell@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>RS wrote:
>> In order to make a case for supporting the space program, I'd like to
>> find information regarding direct benefits to human life as a result
>> of research or discoveries gained by the space program - either
>> benfits already realized, or benefits hoped to be realized in the near
>> future.
>> 
>> Anyone know of such benefits off-hand, or where I can find this
>> information?
>> 
>In the very earliest stages of the space program I was a close friend of 
>an Air Force R&D guy....caution restrains me from going any deeper into 
>his position.  Because of him, I invested in a small company with the 
>absurd name of "Space Craft Inc.".

Isn't that insider trading?


Tim
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