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Marlowe Cassetti was our special guest for this Space Show program. Mr. Cassetti, with is vast NASA experience on Mercury, Gemini, Skylab, and the Shuttle, shared with us information and stories that are not normally discussed on any program. For example, we learned that there was a serious effort to design, plan, and fly the Gemini spacecraft to the Moon. We learned about a government cover-up in the space program, not about ETs, but about keeping information classified and away from the former Soviet Union. Mr. Cassetti also spoke about the differences in working for NASA and then later on the contractors, McDonnell Douglas and then Boeing. You will be surprised at what he says about teams and team work comparing his NASA positions to those in private industry. Also, he talked about how easy it was to go up the chain of command in private industry and that would simply never have happened working for NASA. We talked in some detail about Skylab, the ISS, and the Space Shuttle. Mr. Cassetti expressed optimism about the developing private sector and its chances for success in getting into space but said the companies would need lots of money and financing was still hard. You will not want to miss his comments on this important subject. Many other topics came up, comparisons of then with today were made and suggestions for moving forward were offered. Creating a heavy lift vehicle from shuttle derived components was also discussed given the perspectives of our guest and his space engineering background and experience. You can send your comments or questions to Mr. Cassetti at firstname.lastname@example.org or as always through me at email@example.com.