Premiere of “Risk”

Space and Satellite themed music with critical and thematic discussion.

“No one can fully grasp how far and how fast we have come, but condense, if you will, the 50,000 years of our recorded history in a time span of but a half-century.

Last month electric lights and telephones and automobiles and airplanes became available. Only last week did we develop penicillin and television and nuclear power, and now if America’s new spacecraft succeeds in reaching Venus, we will have literally reached the stars before midnight tonight.

This is a breathtaking pace, and such a pace cannot help but create new ills as it dispels old, new ignorance, new problems, new dangers. Surely the opening vistas of space promise high costs and hardships, as well as high reward.”