Acme::MetaSyntactic::space_missions - The space missions theme
This theme lists the names of various space missions flights.
As from Apollo 9, the command and lunar modules of Project Apollo were given radio call signs. This list document them.
Source: A Man on the Moon, by Andrew Chaikin.
This list gives the names of the six Mercury spacecraft, plus the name of the flight cancelled when Deke Slayton was grounded for health reasons.
Source: The Right Stuff, by Tom Wolfe.
This list gives the names of the manned spacecraft, all nations and all agencies or firms combined.
This list gives the names of launch vehicles type. For vehicles with several numbered subtypes, only the main type has been given, without the subtype number (which gives one-letter names for Japanese launch vehicles).
Source: The list of launch vehicles is taken from the colour photos from Rocket Science, Alfred J. Zaehringer, Apogee (ISBN 1-894959-09-4). To this book, I have added http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_launch_vehicles and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scaled_Composites_White_Knight.
This list gives the names of the humans who were killed in a spacecraft accident.
Received its own version number in Acme-MetaSyntactic-Themes version 1.000.
Updated with themes
victims in Acme-MetaSyntactic version 0.88.
Augmented with other space missions and renamed
space_missions in version 0.86,
published on August 7,
Jean Forget proposed a new
I suggested grouping both lists under a single theme (
Jean selected the name
space_missions for the theme,
as he already had plans for other lists that were not related to the NASA.
Introduced in Acme-MetaSyntactic version 0.41 as theme
Jean Forget proposed the list of Apollo command and lunar modules radio call signs.