Reply to post: Re: Apollo 8 in 1968 - IT! WAS! AWESOME!!!

50 years ago: NASA blasts off the first humans to experience a lunar close encounter

SImon Hobson Silver badge

Re: Apollo 8 in 1968 - IT! WAS! AWESOME!!!

when you take the RISKS necessary

Especially this, too much these days is all about "but what about the repercussions if it goes wrong ?"

If they were trying to do it today, you'd see a crown of legal firms round the homes of the crew's homes - waiting for bad news so they can get in and "you've lost a family member, let us sue NASE for you ?"

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