He saw the girl again next day, when they checked in for blastoff.
The blastoff tickets had also been purchased—for June tenth.
"Blastoff time is 2100 tonight," he said, ending the interview.
For one thing, he treated the crew like dirt and had treated them that way since blastoff from Earth almost five months before.
Ramsey was saying softly: “Fifty-three, fifty-four, fifty-five, ...