"I missed the date on the OP.
NASAs own studies showed it was going to take Apollo Program type funding to continue the program.
The political problem with the funding is simple. The "Cold War" is over, and neither of the US's…"
"1. look at the dates of the original post...
2. huge is relative... Nasa's entire budget is pennies compared to some other line items, and the comparative benefit, while harder to define, can be tremendous (Neil DeGrasse Tyson does this…"
"While I haven't been following NASA's manned mission program very closely, a brief bit of web surfing provides:
1. Constellation was cancelled three fiscal years ago (FY 2010, we're now in FY 2013)
2. It was cancelled owing to the…"
"I'm from Tennessee and now live in Indiana, and I can tell you that Southern and Midwestern values are pretty much the same. In November of 2005 our little town was hit by a tornado. People I never saw before in my life gave me food, helped…"
"Some great advice here. All I would add is to be true to your own style. If you aren't comfortable, you won't project confidence and you won't look good. I'd suggest just going shopping and see if you can pick up a few basic…"
"So where do you think the "external pressure" came from? France? No, that was Reagan. Why did they try to reform their economy? To keep up with American military rebuilding after a decade of defeatism ended, ended by - Reagan. Solely…"
"Ridicule, insults, bullying, all stem from one thing; a problem with the person who is doing it. The issue isnt with you, it is with your coworker. Its likely that they arent empowered in their own life (as you said, living at home, not…"
"This is a necro post, I know, but I wanted to chime in on the Blundys. I have a pair of 500s I have owned for about a decade now. I love them-very comfy, basic footwear. BUT, they have a habit of the outsoles literally disintegrating. I thought that…"
"Actually, that would be Congress. The criminal activity reporting systems are, by law, voluntary. Further, if a jurisdiction doesn't want to send information on violent misdemeanors or mental health court orders to NCIC (the federal data…"
"Whenever the offender is a woman, it becomes slightly tempting to just joke about a statutory rape charge. The problem is that "accidents" happen even in adult relationships. I can't imagine the ethical nightmare if she were to get…"
Hey all! New to the forum, but longtime reader of AoM (podcast is awesome on long drives).My wife and I love camping (though with our work schedules, we don't get to do it as often as we want). She is a vegetarian (just doesn't like the taste of meat - I know, right?) I'm looking for some good hearty camp food that she would enjoy. Anyone got any ideas?See More
"I have 3 sons and I am so glad this woman was not around them when they were 15. I have a very good and open relationship with all 3. And trust me they would have all been right there with her. I talked to them and always took them to get condoms…"