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Spaceship One

  1. Jun 24, 2004 #1
    Did any of you see Mike Melvill and Burt Rutan on the Tonight Show?

    Leno seemed to be pretty focused on them as opposed to his other guest, more famous guest,Tobey Maguire.

    He even wanted a picture taken with them.
    Last edited: Jun 24, 2004
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  3. Jun 29, 2004 #2

    I tell you the South Africans are taking over!!!! Yippeee!!!!!

    Melvill grew up in my hometown (Durban) so I was ecstatic on hearing about his Space Odyssey!!!

    I'm telling you, us Proud South Africans are taking over!!!
  4. Jun 30, 2004 #3


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    Leno is a gearhead. I'm not surprised he was more interested in Rutan than Maguire.
  5. Jul 1, 2004 #4
    We don't get that show in England. Is that good or bad?? :confused:
  6. Jul 1, 2004 #5


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    Being a gearhead?

    Usually, it's sort of complimentary. It does tend to denote a penchant for machines in addition to a knack with them. Theorists would view it as an insult. "People" people use it to deride engineers, who take it as a compliment.

    Leno is into cars and motorcycles - anything that goes voom!

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