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Skip to comments.NASA chief rules out manned Moon mission in the foreseeable future
Posted on 04/07/2013 12:32:05 PM PDT by Dallas59
NASA administrator Charles Bolden has dismissed the idea that the space agency will attempt another manned Moon mission. Speaking with contemporaries, Bolden said "NASA will not take the lead on a human lunar mission... probably in my lifetime." Bolden added that if the next administration reverses NASA's decision it would set back the manned space program in its entirety. He warned that, should we divert resources towards a manned moon mission in the future, we would probably never "see Americans on the Moon, on Mars, near an asteroid, or anywhere" in our lifetimes, explaining that "we cannot continue to change the course of human exploration."
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The commander in chief is the one who canned the space program. It’s because it was a symbol of American greatness. Something he can’t stand. Can’t send up ships to explore and make Americans proud.
Maybe the private sector can pick it up....but Obammy hates that too. We have to give money to Palestine and Egypt ya know.
Hey, we’ve got Obamafones and Obamacare and ObamaFoodStamps and ObamaLeeches and ObamaMooches to pay for. You want the moon, too?