Late Night: Lunar Bombs, Stinky TV, and Hobbit Profits

By: Tuesday November 27, 2012 8:00 pm

I feel dirty. I feel dirty because the United States government wanted to blow up the moon to prove to the Soviet Union what big bad asses we were. Flashback: The Cold War. We had bombs, they had bombs, but we (maybe) had a better space program, so the idea was, according to reports in the Daily Mail, to launch an atom bomb to the moon and have it detonate and scare the Ruskies.

 

Late Night FDL: To the Stars! Well, OK, the Asteroids, Maybe?

By: Wednesday April 25, 2012 8:00 pm

The Stars Are Ours, Moons Of Titan, The Lensman, Skylark Of Space, The Green Hills Of Earth, The Beastmaster . . . . hundreds more, they all bring dreams of space, adventure, new things and humans off into the cosmos to explore them!

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