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“Frank Sinatra”
No Space Agency Yet, But Australia Leads the World in Using Space Lyrics

Pink Floyd, Bowie, Elton, Kate Bush, Lou Reed, Savage Garden, Deep Purple, John Lennon, Sir Paul McCartney…and Old Blue Eyes himself, Mr. Frank Sinatra?

The Australia Senate Standing Committee on Economics interspersed its recent analysis calling for a national space agency with almost every popular song about space travel that anyone’s ever heard of.

Just look at Chaper 4 here, the one that reviews space tourism, space elevators, and Australia’s work on hypersonic engines. If you ever wondered what Major Tom had to do with whether Woomera is a viable launch complex, wonder no longer.

  • Parabolic Arc
  • November 17, 2008