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Fred Clarke (1921-2013)

26 Apr 2013, 00:26 UTC
Fred Clarke (1921-2013)
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Back around the year either 1999 or 2000 (I forget precisely) I had the honour of meeting Sir Arthur C.Clarke at the London based Science Museum. This was an encounter that I would remember for the rest of my life … Continue reading →The post Fred Clarke (1921-2013) appeared first on Interstellarindex.

Fred Clarke
Back around the year either 1999 or 2000 (I forget precisely) I had the honour of meeting Sir Arthur C.Clarke at the London based Science Museum. This was an encounter that I would remember for the rest of my life and I never expected to be influenced by another Clarke yet again. Forward several years to around 2011 and I had the honour of visiting Fred Clarke (brother of Arthur) at one of his family homes in Suffolk. Around March 2011 I made the trip with Colin Philp and Mark Stewart, both loyal members of the British Interplanetary Society. Since, then I have repeated this trip and over time I became one of the many friends with the man that is Fred Clarke. He was even kind enough to take myself and my wife out for dinner one day to a nearby restaurant. It was lunch ...

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