[amsat-bb] Re: Dispelling a myth.
john at manchester.ac.uk
Tue Feb 5 06:37:11 PST 2008
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On 5 Feb 2008, at 13:21, David Goncalves wrote:
> If the question is "Why wasn't Great Britain involved with placing
> in space, until ESA?, is a possible answer "It's government does
> not have
> enough tax revenue to fund an expensive endeavor like high-mass space
> flight - and has been benefiting, like other European nations, from
> pooling of funds and brainpower of ESA."
Great Britain launched the Prospero satellite over 35 years ago....
So we were involved before ESA..
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