Quote:Goes with the territory.Yep, and the chap who said it was all trivial and could have been done in 2001 in his sleep. It would be a shame to (a) let facts get in the way, ie he's wrong for several reasons, and to (b) make any distinction between actually doing things and merely talking through one's backside about how trivial they are!
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Great article on aerogel, however with all that trapped air / gas, why doesn't it explode in space vacuum? - obviously the shuttle's tiles are different!