Sunday, September 25, 2005

Quote of the Day

As its most enthusiastic promoter, I am often asked when I think the first space elevator might be built. My answer has always been: about 50 years after everyone has stopped laughing. Maybe I should now revise it to 25 years.

-- Sir Arthur C. Clarke, September 24, 2005

I'll bet he is still kicking himself for not getting a patent on the idea of the communication satellite.

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