This is the third of a number of Book of THoTH interviews with the speakers at the Symposium Conference 2006 . This being with Robert Zimmerman. Questions by THoTH and Oddthings.
BoT : Can you tell us what was it that began your interest in space? i.e. your first influences and why that got you interested?
RZ : I can remember the moment as if it were yesterday. It was the summer of 1960, I was seven years old, and my uncle Abe had come to visit us in our vacation bungelow in upstate New York. Abe worked for a mysterious government project whose sole purpose, to my childlike mind, was to build rockets and travel into space. “You want to see a space satellite?” he asked us. “Wow, sure,” we said……