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post #31 of 51
I suppose attacking other countries unprovoked is more profitable than discovering life on other planets. Such a shame...
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post #32 of 51
ha. we're doing this so that we can slowly demote in the world ranks. our leaders are bit by bit ripping our strengths. all hail china.
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post #33 of 51
There is no evidence of that this is the case...the article is full of fud. I cant believe they make news based on hearsay....unbelievable.
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post #34 of 51
He's cutting the cord on some of the largest programs up there Without an incentive like that, I can see NASA employee's losing faith in the prospects of further learning about our big black hole.

I personally would rather spend money on space exploration than diesel for tanks. Which is insanely expensive by the way. And measurably less important.
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post #35 of 51
This is just sad I know its not like he is ending all of NASA but these are the major parts like someone else said. I am not happy at all its like they are trying to trim off the pieces that dont need to be trimmed...
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post #36 of 51
Of course he's gotta cut NASA in order to give more handouts to his constituency groups. They don't call it redistribution for nothing....
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Ron Paul!
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This is what gets me the most:

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The now-orbiting Kepler Telescope will be turned off in midmission, stopping it before it can complete its goal of finding other Earths. Even worse, the magnificent Webb Telescope, the agency’s flagship, which promises fundamental breakthroughs in our understanding of the laws of the universe, is not sufficiently funded to allow successful completion.
I know that these programs are costly to run and maintain, but surely the bulk of the money has already been spent? Certainly in the case of Kepler, it has been built and launched, how much more can it cost to run compared to what has already been spent? So instead of spending a little more and actually getting some useful results which will benefit ALL of mankind, not just the American part, they are going to can it to save relative pennies in the budget. I mean come on!

Hopefully the ESA will start to do more and carry the torch from NASA in terms of scientific work. It would be even better if they bought the Kepler and Webb telescope projects and ran them, but I really can't see that happening.
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Originally Posted by dham View Post
Elections are always the lesser of two evils. Welcome to the 2 party political system.

To an extent, since I'll never fully agree with any one politician. I generally, however, support the overall character and goal of one candidate. I can't say that now. Do we really have any candidate who is willing to invest in scientific advancement and education right now? History has shown us that education in the best investment we can make. Every candidate has some extreme views, I guess that's what it takes to get popular.
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Considering how bad the economy is in our own planet, I think it makes sense
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