Skip to comments.Barack Obama extends international space station operation until 2024
Posted on 01/09/2014 3:21:50 AM PST by SoFloFreeper
US President Barack Obama has promised to keep international space stations laboratory in orbit, at least until 2024, which is a four-year extension, according to NASA officials.
However, Obamas decision was not a surprise since the million-pound laboratory, which took 13 years, over 100 rocket and shuttle launches and 160 spacewalks to construct, would take ISS six years to de-orbit, the Washington Post reported.
William H. Gerstenmaier, the head of NASAs human spaceflight program, said that Obamas administration has given a tremendous gift to them that changes the way folks see their investment, especially the commercial side.
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Seems to me the Clown cannot commit unless the Congress has authorized the monies.
Oh wait, this is Der Fuhrer? Never mind.
It should have never been built. We need to explore the solar system and the stars... we need a manned program and a robotic program... because man needs to explore and that is the nature of man... GOD wants us to explore... he gave us the tools and the will to do so. obama just put NASA in neutral and is letting them coast to de-orbit... **** obama!
He is fuhrer!
The rest of the story... NASA is required to host the first gay Muslim marriage in space and broadcast the zero gravity honeymoon video in high-def 3D.
Oh thank you so much dear leader.......
Why wouldn’t he do this? China needs a space base..
I recall the panty-waist killed the space shuttle shortly after he was put into power by the Communists.
So that the ISS experiences a catastrophic event while a republican is in office.