And according to the Clinton administration there weren't any interns there so there was no point to go exploring.because according to the bush administration, there is no oil on the moon.
and rocks can't be burnt.
Well, there is something up there worthwhile called he3 which can be used in a fusion reactor.because according to the bush administration, there is no oil on the moon.
and rocks can't be burnt.
Chinas Moon Probe Project Maturing
Phase one of Chinas "Chang'e I" project is picking up speed. The effort was kicked off in March 2003 and is under the guidance of an "elite squad" of scientists and engineers, according to a July 27 report in the Chinas People's Daily Online.
Citing Ouyang Ziyuan, academician with the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and chief scientist in the project, he said the development of the Moon probe will surely bring huge rewards.
Earlier this year, it was reported that about 1.4 billion yuan (roughly $170 million) is the phase one funding amount for the spacecraft. It would orbit the Moon by 2007.
Goals of the first phase of the Chang'e I project include:
* Take three-dimensional images of the surface of the Moon.
* Analyze the quantity of the useful elements and the distribution of the material types on the surface of the moon - mainly the quantity and distribution of the 14 elements of "exploitation and use value", such as titanium (Ti) and iron (Fe)
* Measure the thickness of lunar soil and grasp the age of the surface of the Moon and estimate the quantity of helium 3 (He3).
For command and control of the Moon probe, work is ongoing in maturing a Very Long Baseline Interferometry (VLBI) network. Four large radio telescopes are being installed in Beijing, Shanghai, Kunming and Urumqi to enhance operations of the lunar probe.
He didn't botch it, the 'a' was sort of blurred together between 'for' and 'man'. Additionally, the communication equipment used had horrible sound quality. The sample rate was terrible. Think about it this way, the moon landings were done on 4K of memory!Funny thing is that Armstrong botched the quote as he descended from the ladder of Apollo 11's Lunar Excursion Module (LEM) and stepped onto the lunar surface. It was supposed to be "One small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind"
If you believe in conspiracy theories, don't bother reading this.Some better info on the search for the tapes:
I thought all the old technology would be captured into newer technology, but that would be impossible as more and more stuff would have to be converted to newer and newer technology. Hence this question:... Some VHS/Beta tapes were indexed, and readily available to the public...
From my research, they have the betamax/vhs player for on-site viewing; otherwise, you purchase a copy and deal with it off-site.I thought all the old technology would be captured into newer technology, but that would be impossible as more and more stuff would have to be converted to newer and newer technology. Hence this question:
does the archiving institution have a mandate to maintain the functional equipment (in this case, a betamax/vhs player) to play the medium which they archive? Or do they rely on the individual who "checks it out" to find a suitable player?