NASA has sunk so low that they now have schoolkid contests to name their unmanned spacecraft. First Sojourner, then Spirit and Opportunity, and the just-launched Curiosity. All so proper and bland and reeking of schoolhouse correctness.
Which is why I was so glad to see the winning names of the two GRAIL satellites that just went into orbit around the moon. Finally, some recognition for some truly great Americans:
Monday, February 06, 2012
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