Letters, Aug. 30, 1971

Hammer on the Moon

Sir: To see Dave Scott drop the hammer and feather and watch them drift slowly down and touch the moon at the same instant was worth more than all the science classes in the world [Aug. 16]. Of all the people that have ever lived, we saw it first. No doubt Galileo would be pretty proud of himself now! As for "unnecessary voyages," maybe Columbus should have been stopped.


Sir: It might not be poetry, but it would be very acceptable prose if the crew of...

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