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Friday, July 27th, 2007

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Death of Rocket Engineers
Three employees of Scaled Composites killed in rocket engine test.

Rocketry is an unforgiving business. I still remember the shocked look of a classmate when I explained nitroglycerine wasn't energetic enough to be a useful fuel. But giving the human race the ability to escape this one fragile planet is a cause worth sacrificing for.

Current Mood: sad

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