"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…"
"My sister has worked in Yellowstone and Yosemite. One of her jobs at Yosemite was finding a place to stay for people who arrived in the middle of the summer with no reservations. It usually took several phone calls to "nearby"…"
"With regards to the first-come, first-served camping, I would have thought that this would seem to make it difficult to find a spot. However, I arrived in Yellowstone last September when all park lodging and camping was entirely full, except for a…"
"I'll bet that's the first time a liberal has ever made that argument about somebody who's living off the government. There are greedy people costing us plenty more that I doubt you even blink an eye at.