Simon Bisson (sbisson) wrote,
Simon Bisson

Three Orions, two futures, one today

This is the Orion we should have had. A spaceliner, taking us to that wheel in space Willy Ley and Chesley Bonestell imagined.

From this page

Of course, there's always the first Orion. It nearly made it.

From this page

Instead, we're going back to Apollo with this one.

You know, I really miss those futures we were promised...
Tags: 2001, futures, nasa, orion, space
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