Going to the Sun During the Night
When the Americans were getting ready to send their firstmen to the moon， an old Irishman
was watching them on tele vision in the bar of a hotel．There was an Englishman in the bar too， and he said tothe Irishman，“The Americans are very clever， aren't they？They're going to send some men to the moon． It's a very longway from our world．” “Oh that's nothing，”the Irishman．answered quickly．“The Irish are going to send some men to the sun in a fewmonths’ time． That's much farther away than the moon， you know．” The Englishman was very surprised when he heard this．“Oh， yes， it is．” he said，“but the sun's too hot for people togo to．” The Irishman laughed and answered．“Well，the Irish aren't stupid， you know． We won't go to the sun during theday， of course．We'll go there during the night．”
There are three astronauts in the spacecraft.
Do you know how an astronaut flies in a spacecraft?
The astronaut accepts danger as being part of the job.
Man has sent some cosmonauts to the moon.