[simpits-chat] Mmmm, sexy....

Matt Bailey simpits-chat@simpits.org
Tue, 27 May 2003 12:51:32 -0500

On Tuesday 27 May 2003 09:15 am, you wrote:
> > I think you might be getting me confused with Sean here. I'm looking for
> > info on Mercury, not Apollo. I *would* like to know how the heck they
> > landed the blueprints, though, that info might be useful... on the other
> > hand, this is an Oscar Winning Tom Hanks flick, with an Oscar Winning Tom
> > Hanks budget, I bet their method involves a lot more cash than I have
> > handy....
> >
> > Brian
> I bet the got them from the Smithsonian.  In fact, I bet if you contact
> someone there (no idea who - you'd have to find out), you could get all
> the Mercury blueprints on microfilm.  You may have to sign a waiver
> stating you won't build one to fly. (I know that they stipulate this
> before releasing WWII fighter prints, no idea about spacecraft)
> g.

	Hmmmmmmmm, there's an idea.................. =O Actually, what's the deal 
with not flying stuff built from their blueprints? Liability?

	-Matt Bailey