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    Re: Fix by Lunar Distances... for missiles in 1950
    From: Bill B
    Date: 2006 Nov 28, 23:28 -0500

    Frank quipped:
    
    > What I can't figure out is how do you get volunteers with sextants to
    > ride along in the nosecones of the guided missiles? Also, considering
    > it would take 45 minutes to work up such a position using the
    > technology available in 1950, wouldn't it be just a bit too late for a
    > guided missile? Ah well, maybe the "elements which such a system could
    > have" included digital cameras and microcomputers. 
    
    Ah, the stigma attached to practicing tradition navigation today.  My
    GPS/Blue Chart hugging sailing buddies now want to go on a geocache hunt.
    They insist I use a sextant!  Could be a long day!
    
    Bill
    
    
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