[amsat-bb] Re: RARE Photo of AMSAT ACs
Peter.Ng at bccdc.ca
Tue Mar 8 14:26:35 PST 2011
...primitive, but effective. took us to the moon!
Aluminium Pickett-brand slide rules were carried on five Apollo space missions, including to the moon, according to advertising on Pickett's N600 slide rule boxes
From: amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org [mailto:amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org] On Behalf Of Clint Bradford
Sent: Tuesday, March 08, 2011 2:16 PM
To: Steve Meuse
Cc: AMSAT BB
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: RARE Photo of AMSAT ACs
Depending upon the audience, I'll sometimes stop to say:
"How many presentations have you attended the past decade where "slide rule" was mentioned?"
>> ... What's that funny thing you're holding? ;)
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