PDX → NHV → 🚀
I’ve been meaning to write this for a while, and the MAX terrorist attack on Friday made me finally write it. This isn’t necessarily in any sort of order, but I mean every word of it.
Why do we climb? I’ve wrestled with the question for years, and I don’t know if I’ve ever come up with a great answer, but today, as the world mourns the loss of one of the greats, seems like the right time to reflect.
America lost a great man today. As the commander of Apollo 17, Cernan was the last man to walk on the moon, and he was also instrumental to NASA’s human spaceflight efforts, flying on Gemini 9 and Apollo 10.