So do you propose that the space program be scrapped? Because without a mission to Mars, we may as well do just that. Klintoon's International Space Station is a waste of time and resources.
Face it, our space program has been pathetic these past 30 years. In reality, we should have been to Mars by the mid-80s, and maybe working on a manned mission to Titan (Saturn's moon) right about now. Sadly, we became incredibly small-minded during the 1970s.
As President Kennedy said, we do these things not because they're easy... we do them because they're hard!
posted on 01/09/2004 2:06:31 PM PST
Yes, shut down all public federal funding for the space program, and for all other programs that are not related to defense, law enforcement, the judiciary, interstate transportation, elections, and other essential
Put NASA's equipment, and possibly their personnnel's services, up for bids. Let the free market take it wherever it can go. We agree on Klintoon's International space station - it's a waste. But some government employees who are making their living off it would disagree. Let those employees offer their services to private industry - if there's a market for them. They should do that not because it's easy - but because it's hard.
posted on 01/09/2004 2:24:23 PM PST
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