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The Limits of NASA Funding

Prologue: I’m all about finding solutions. Solutions to the problems that are preventing our future in space. Solutions that will get us past our low Earth orbit (LEO) “barrier”. So, when you read about the show-stopping problem in this article, please keep in mind that I’ve already worked up a solution…which, in basic form, is …

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Is the Whitehouse or NASA even listening?

NASA Opinion Polls

NASA Opinion Polls It’s clear that the White House and NASA are NOT on the right track with the vast majority of the public. However, we really DO need to make major improvements in our ability to explore, learn about, live in, utilize, and exist in space! And how do we develop our ability to …

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The three costliest hurricanes listed for 2017 alone total up to nearly 14 years’ worth of NASA’s entire budget.

Hurricanes Limit NASA Funding

Hurricane Dorian and other hurricanes leave a lasting impression on Congress’s willingness to fully fund NASA’s Artemis and Mars plans. The three costliest hurricanes in 2017 alone equaled 12 YEARS WORTH of NASA’s current budget. Unpredictable events, such as hurricanes and other natural disasters, put pressure on Congress to limit/control optional spending, i.e. NASA’s budget. …

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YouTube Whack-A-Mole Video. Politicians playing whack-a-mole with multi-billion dollar NASA programs. Abominable snowman on Mars.

Politicians Playing Whack-A-Mole With Multi-Billion Dollar NASA Programs

Politicians Playing Whack-A-Mole With Multi-Billion Dollar NASA Programs This video is embedded in my blog post titled Why NASA Won’t Send Astronauts to the Surface of Mars. People have been getting a kick out of the video. Plus, it actually makes a good post all on its own. So here it is. First off, a …

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