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A thousand years ago...

I headlined a comment on 'collaboration' between NASA and the British National Space Centre as 'The union of a dog with its fleas'. Yes, and here it is.

Anyway, the BNSC is still getting quite excited about hanging with the big boys, "This joint report between the UK and NASA, coupled with the UK's major role in ESA's Aurora programme of planetary exploration and our involvement in helping to shape a Global Exploration Strategy, means the UK is fully exploiting and strategically maximising its technological and scientific strengths in space exploration".

Doubtless. However, a measure of how important the BNSC is to NASA can be found here. Yup, it is a search of the NASA news site that throws up precisely no entries for BNSC. I tried searching the full name, both with Centre and, ugh, Center, and there are no entries for 2008.....

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Anonymous Verity said... 12:53 am

'The union of a dog with its fleas'.

Excellent, and true in so many circumstances, especially political.

I wish I could think of one, but it just rings true.  



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