Monday March 12, 2007
Book 8: The Sharp End of the Stick
Part V: Dropping The Other Shoe

Transcript

Narrator:Landing a craft using only rocket thrust is tricky.
Neil Armstrong:Houston, Tranquility Base here. . . The Eagle has landed.
Narrator: Historically, this has been one of the stickiest issues with manned interplanetary travel.
Narrator:Sergeant Schlock is trying to hold five naked, falling people on top of a make-shift, hand-held plasma rocket, and land them with neither broken bones nor burnt buns.
SFX:SPLASH
Narrator:Fortunately, there is a lake. . .
Kevyn:Houston, I have a water-wedgie.
Schlock:Gah, my hand is caught in something.