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Re: The most important near-term goal of a space program:

by jdporter (Canon)
on May 14, 2007 at 14:37 UTC ( #615323=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to The most important near-term goal of a space program:

Distract Americans from the big money sinks such as the Department of Education, whose budget is 4 times that of NASA.
If NASA had had that kind of funds, historically, we'd probably be beaming miners to Ganymede by now.

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Re^2: The most important near-term goal of a space program:
by belg4mit (Prior) on May 14, 2007 at 22:53 UTC
    DoEd?! And how exactly do you expect there to be adequately trained personnel to run your beloved space program without a decent education system? The biggest money sinks are entitlements (medicare, social security; which will only get bigger) and the DoD.

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