“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
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.