Human rights are not derived from any legal instrument. They have always flowed from the same source -- a willingness to fight against their removal.
A most precise and excellently worded observation. My hat off to you.
Frankly if we can't get the Apollo system back on line economically we ought to just fricking buy Soyuz.
Why on Earth would someone want that? Check out SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and the Dragon spacecraft; both seem to be pretty solid machines, and they are cheaper. Actually, I will not be surprised to see ISS crews scheduled to launch in 2016-2017 training to use Dragons instead of Soyuz. On a side note, there are some very fundamental problems with the Russian space industry at the moment, and alas I don't see them being fixed anytime soon.
Android has been using Linux 2.6.x for it's devices since it's release
Now they changed it to this. What have you done?!
"If Diet Coke did not exist it would have been neccessary to invent it." -- Karl Lehenbauer