Skip to comments.The Obama Legacy in Planetary Exploration
Posted on 01/06/2014 9:19:21 AM PST by Farnsworth
It is frustrating, at a time when other nations are in ascendancy in space, that the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama seems committed to undermining the nation's own solar system exploration program.
The Obama administration cut NASA's planetary-sciences budget by 20 percent in 2013. It has taken the National Research Council's (NRC) recommendations for prioritizing planetary investments in bad economic times and turned those recommendations upside down. The administration continues to favor large, directed projects at the expense of programs and missions that are openly competed.
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Well, he carried Florida twice. Doesn’t seem to bother the state as a whole.
It should have, but like my tagline says, stupid is the new normal
The only planet Obama wants to explore is Uranus.
thats intercontinental trains connecting all 57 states
The only planet Obama likes to explore is Uranus.
My you are fast; beat me to it. :)
Interesting comments at the site. Aside from a few dyed in the wool Obamatans blaming republicans there seems to be a pretty diverse range of thought.
How deep into the Earth would one have to dig to bury a single stack of 100 dollar bills whose total value was 17 trillion dollars?
1.) The thickness of all denominations of paper/rag US money is identical.
2.) The thickness of a 100 dollar bill is 0.0043 inches.
3.) Assume that there is no space between the 100 dollar bills.
4.) The maximum diameter of the Earth is 7,926.552786 miles.
Apppropriately, Zero’s legacy on planetary exploration is. . .zero.
Space.com is one of my favorite sites I go visit daily. They are died in the wool up Obama’s bum. For them to print this Op-ed shocked me. Someone dared criticize his majesty?? unheard of.
Bill Nye will sort it all out.
I have the site bookmarked for a daily read as well.
A while back they they published an editorial suggesting that there just might be something wrong science by consensus or peer review.
I’m 100% against capture of an asteroid and parking it in the null spot around the moon. Research should be spent in getting us back to the moon and robotic exploration of Titan, Ganymede and Enceladus.
I remember them praising Obama for the asteroid harvesting mission.
I also like livescience.com, it has interesting stuff too
Obama’s legacy in planetary exploration is that lunatic who wanted to use NASA as an outreach tool to Muslims.
I want to go to mars but living on the moon is the obvious first step.
I know I did a “say what” first time I heard that. I called it a Muslim reach-around, not out reach. All Obozo BS to curry favor, what has it gotten us.....nuff’in
I’m was/am against the ISS. All that money should have gone to establish a base on the moon.
... committed to undermining the nation's own solar system exploration program. The Obama administration cut NASA's planetary-sciences budget by 20 percent in 2013.In 2014 some NASA committee will issue recommendations on which orbital telescopes will be discontinued. Thanks Farnsworth.
He is afraid we will find his REAL birthplace.
11,537.2474747475 miles or once through and 3,610.6946887475 miles through again.
Genuine hilarity. Laughing 'til I pee blood.
"The Science Guy," so celebrated by the politically brain-dead Planetary Society, completely sold out to the Climate Alarmists.
That's why Harrison Schmidt resigned, so eloquently, late in '08.
Same reason I quit the Planetary Society. I had been a member for 23 years or so.
Brilliant, simply brilliant.
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