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Old May 15 2009, 05:02 AM   #35
John Picard
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Re: Obama orders a review of NASA's plan to return to the Moon

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Funding for NASA isn't unlimited like in the 60s..So there has to be some give and take...

NASA can't spend a lot on low speed flight research, Reduce sonic booms for a future SST and set up a Lunar base with an eye to Mars with the budget it has..

So they will prioritize..with the Lunar program at the top of the save list..

I really wouldn't want to be studying Bumble Bee aerodynamics with NASA money right now..
NASA's budget is a mere pittance compared to two giant black holes called the Department of Energy and the Department of Education, both of which should be abolished. If that were to happen (keep dreaming), NASA's budget could easily be doubled and STILL be a mere pittance.
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