"It's against our values and everything we've stood for since 1775."
Project Atlas would be able to transport a variety of payloads into outer space–astronauts, satellites, and even a nuclear warhead.
This is a big deal for some as yet undetermined reason.
In 1910, the USS Pennsylvania nailed some questionable quality wooden planks together to form the first water based air strip. Pilot Eugene Ely was selected as the lucky man to test it out.