Dr Geek: And Geeks Shall Inherit Space

CarrieLynn Reinhard of writes, "Once upon a time, a call went out across the United States for men who had “the right stuff.” Men who were fearless. Men who were smart. Men who were brave. Men who could take commands. Men who could handle cramped spaces, the rollercoaster ride from Hell, and the possibility of a hot, cold, or very wet death. And men answered the call from all the various military walks of life. All tried and true warriors of some or another fight. The cream of the crop. Men who, if you gave them capes, tights, and superpowers, could just have easily become superheroes. Instead we gave them space suits, space ships, and dehydrated ice cream and called them astronauts."

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