Rik Bitter wrote:silverhead wrote:There are a bunch of "rocket surgeons" out there. Back in 2008, during a dress uniform inspection, our XO was asking questions to trip us up. I almost busted a gut when one sailor answered "2000 miles" when asked how far the earth was from the sun.
Ha! He should have said 1 AU (astronomical unit), it's a lot easier to remember than 93 million miles.
He was only off by approximately 93 million miles