Reply to post: Re: It was spent getting a dozen people to the moon and back instead

Take-off crash 'n' burn didn't kill the Concorde, it was just too bloody expensive to maintain

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Re: It was spent getting a dozen people to the moon and back instead

We do these things for a combination of prestige, "because we can", PR, idealism and progress - because we can't always know what technologies will actually be viable - until we've built them.

That's exactly right!

AND to impress the ladies!

X-Files: "Because I Can"

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