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"Space, the final frontier..."

Posted by Frank Laurino on November 06, 2003

In 1963, two years before the pilot of "Star Trek" aired, I received a rather substantial color publication from NASA titled, "Space: The Final Frontier." The title was a nod to President John F. Kennedy, who led America into the space race; he often referred to space as the "new frontier" or the "final frontier" in speeches and press conferences.