There needs to be a way to get the young people of today excited about space exploration. After all, we here at Needcoffee take the official position of Larry Niven: that unless we learn from the dinosaurs, who had no space program, we too will eventually fill the automobiles of the creatures who come after us. In fact, I don’t know about you, but at today’s gas prices, I’m worth more as biofuel than I am sitting here typing to you. Christ.
Anyway, I think the following video (which is new to us, therefore content gold) can translate to young people today the sheer wonderment that was actually felt by the Apollo astronauts and ground crew, even if they couldn’t come right out and say it.
NSFW audio, BTW.