Steely-Eyed Missile Men

Saturday, September 6 2014

Inspired by the sight of a Corvette, Nathan ponders the nature of heroism as reflected in the astronauts of NASA's Mercury and Apollo programs. Starting with Alan Shephard, the First American in Space, NASA astronauts cultivated a love for the Chevy Corvette, along with an image of heroism, as told in Tom Wolfe's "The Right Stuff." What does admiration for these men mean to a lover of liberty?