That stands for Translunar Injection, the third-stage burn that sent Apollo out of low Earth orbit. And that’s where we’re headed — beyond the bounds of the mind’s gravity.
TLI — it may not be a word, but it’s one of the most beautiful words in the English language
As we begin, it’s the 50th anniversary of Project Gemini, two men in space. We’re going to fly every flight together from Gemini to the moon, as if we were the pilot aboard each mission.
Along with space, I am offering an eclectic mix of rough-and-ready essays (think Neil Young’s album, Time Fades Away, as time is one of my preoccupations) and dashes of poetry (don’t worry they’re short!).
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