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Re: NASA Commissions Book To Prove Moon Landing

From: Don Ledger <dledger.nul>
Date: Tue, 05 Nov 2002 20:34:23 -0400
Archived: Wed, 06 Nov 2002 11:59:43 -0400
Subject: Re: NASA Commissions Book To Prove Moon Landing

>From: Bob Young <YoungBob2.nul>
>To: ufoupdates.nul
>Date: Tue, 5 Nov 2002 12:43:58 EST
>Subject: Re: NASA Commissions Book To Prove Moon Landing

>>From: Richard Hall <hallrichard99.nul>
>>To: ufoupdates.nul
>>Date: Mon, 04 Nov 2002 22:37:38 +0000
>>Subject: Re: NASA Commissions Book To Prove Moon Landing

>>>From: Bob Young <YoungBob2.nul>
>>>To: ufoupdates.nul
>>>Date: Mon, 4 Nov 2002 10:28:05 EST
>>>Subject: Re: NASA Commissions Book To Prove Moon Landing


>>>NASA has always been a publisher of books and other educational
>>>materials disseminating the fundings of space research. Who do
>>>you think wrote those books? Authors.

>>I assume by "fundings" you meant to say "findings,"


>Yes, sorry, my index finger just twitched.

>>but please give me the title of one (1) (uno) BOOK that NASA (as an
>>organization; not some past NASA employee) authored.

>I believe that I said, "publisher", and that "authors" wrote

>>Technical reports, sure (I am a past technical editor of many U.S.
>>Government reports). But to the best of my knowledge, not books

>Well, I just grabbed one off of my shelf, "On Mars - Exploration
>of the Red Planet 1958-1978", published by NASA as part of the
>NASA History Series. It's authors are Edward Clinton Ezell and
>Linda Neuman Ezell, the former a curator at the Smithsonian and
>the latter a Graduate student at George Washington Univ., at the
>time of publication. Edward Ezell had been historian at the
>Johnson Space Flight Center beginning in 1980.

>The work is a hefty 535 page paperback, which certainly
>qualifies as a "book" as far as I can tell. On the last page is
>a list of 22 other books published in the series.

>>and especially not on controversial subjects.

>Well, it covered the issue of whether the Viking science
>experiments really found evidence of life or just chemistry,
>citing Gil Levin for the latter and other participants for the

>One can't get much more controversy than that - in science that
>is. "Did the experiment find life or didn't it?"


>>You do not seem to be aware of Charles Fort and
>>his writings and world view. Are you?

>I am familiar with the genre. One of the NASA history series, on
>NASA sounding rockets, was authored by William R. Corliss. I've
>got a couple of his forteana-packed volumes. They make good
>bookends for my shelf of UFOria authored by people like the
>late, great Donald Menzel, Uncle Phil, Bob Sheaffer, Ray Craig,
>Allan Hendry, Otto Bilig, Sagan, Ol' Doc Condon - my, my they
>just goes on and on.

Hi Bob,

There's nothing to it, but I'm not supposed to reach a
conclusion for another year.


Don Ledger

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