a reply to: intrptr
I doubt much of 'interest' would be seen from the ship in low orbit, unless by chance, but the important thing is not how high it can go or what
could be seen from it but that this is the start. Once commercial low-orbit trips are established they'll progress further out to swoops over the
moon and beyond. Those of you familiar with Richard Hoagland's work will understand that 'they' will not want ordinary people getting close-up
views of the moon and other stuff further out that they want to keep secret. They have to strangle this at birth. When I heard about the incident the
first thing I thought was 'sabotage'. It would be easy to get someone inside the Virgin operation and set up the rocket to fail. I bet at least some
of their employees are ex-NASA - there can't be that big a pool of rocket scientists to draw on.
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