Thought for the month

“There is nothing noble in being superior to some other man. The true nobility is in being superior to your previous self.” Probably W.L. Sheldon, US lecturer on ethics (1858 – 1907) rather than Ernest Hemingway.

Wednesday, 24 August 2016

Space oddities?

The Space History sale at Bonhams New York July 20 made $1,315,063. The sale quickly soared with the first lot, a full-scale lab model of the Sputnik 1 satellite, achieving more than ten times its estimate.

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