I always liked show biz and got to make a few training films at Boeing.
There is good evidence that Venus once had liquid water and a much thinner atmosphere, similar to Earth billions of years ago. But today the surface of Venus is dry as a bone, hot enough to melt lead, there are clouds of sulfuric acid that reach a hundred miles high and the air is so thick it's like being 900 meters deep in the ocean.
You stop planetary exploration, those people who do that extraordinary work are going to have to go do something else.
My father was a very good Boy Scout. He was very skilled with knots, and he showed me how to tie a bow tie.
George Dennison Prentice
Joseph Franklin Rutherford