|poochie saves mankind
At 8:45 P.M. on April 21, the Space shuttle “Liberty” launched in secret from an airbase. Inside the spacecraft contained a nuclear bomb, intended to protect the world from asteroids. Along with it came a crew of four: a biologist, an engineer, a computer technician, and a caged military dog named Buddy. This is their story about a near cataclysmic disaster.
Their departure was unordinary, a dark cloudless sky with a cool breeze sweeping through the surrounding desert. Jack, the biologist, was nervous, as this was the first flight to be totally computer piloted. To Jack’s left was Mike, who was calm, having total faith in the system that would pilot the ship, the system he developed. Mike and Jack were gazing out the window as Logan, the engineer, was in his seat facing the main computer, approving the final check before their launch. Suddenly, all of them jolted back, their skulls being sucked into their seat. A flash of blinding light engulfed th...