Aidan: I've been keeping half an eye on various space developments, being Gen X and every so slightly geeky. It seems that we've got a lot of new stuff coming up but it's just not making enough noise to reach public conciousness levels yet. I really want a new national enthusiasm to get funding and interest back in space-related fields.So while I approve of NASA's wishful thinking, I suspect it's just that.
jayhawk88: A signal from space or definitive proof of past life on Mars is about the only thing that is going to get serious (positive) media traction at this point. Even a solid plan for a moon base would be met with more skepticism and "waste of money" BS than excitement.
Feepit: What if it was a moon jail
I_C_Weener: The International Space Station...paid for by the US, maintained by the US astronauts and Russian rockets. Isn't it more of a partnership than a group ownership thing now?
WyldKarde: I_C_Weener: The International Space Station...paid for by the US, maintained by the US astronauts and Russian rockets. Isn't it more of a partnership than a group ownership thing now?Hey, somewhere on that thing is a bolt with a Union Jack proudly emblazoned on the head and I'll be damned if I'll let you do Queen and country out of our rightful credit!
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