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Iconoclast: A Neuroscientist Reveals How to Think Differently by Gregory Berns

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SEVEN

Private Spaceflight—A Case Study of Iconoclasts Working Together

Well, space is there, and we’re going to climb it, and the

moon and the planets are there, and new hopes for knowledge

and peace are there. And, therefore, as we set sail we ask

God’s blessing on the most hazardous and dangerous and

greatest adventure on which man has ever embarked.

—John F. Kennedy Jr., September 12, 1962

THE SPACESHIPS—MORE AIRPLANE THAN rocket really—sit majestically on the New Mexico tarmac. Diminutive by NASA standards and constructed of carbon composites to save weight, these craft look nothing like what the astronauts of yore rode into space and beyond. You can walk up to these babies and run your hand over their bodies. You have no trouble standing ...

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