Reply to post: Re: Back to my childhood...

Teensy weensy space shuttle flies and lands

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Re: Back to my childhood...

The Dream Chaser is derived from the NASA lifting body research programme which counted as its most unfortunate event the very crash used in the opening title sequence of the Six Million Dollar Man, so, erm, yes it would look rather similar.

Bruce Peterson was the pilot in real life and he survived until 2006. I've just read that the only permanent injury he sustained as a result of the crash was the loss of sight in one eye due to an infection contracted while he was being treated in hospital.

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