Re: >H "NASA Ends Project Intended to Replace Shuttle"

From: KPJ (
Date: Mon Mar 05 2001 - 09:13:11 MST

It appears as if Harvey Newstrom <> wrote:
|NASA announced cuts to X-33, X-34, the space-station, and future mars
|missions. It appears that we are about to undergo a renewed era of
|restricted space travel. I also am hearing rumblings from the GOP
|that they want to divert space funds and initiatives away from NASA
|and to the military. I think they would like to see space developed
|within the military branches instead of a separate space agency.

I wonder why humans who wish to have space travel do not pool the money
and expertise into a totally private enterprise. Various countries near
the planet's equator would probably welcome a fresh source of income in
exchange for total privacy and control over some forsaken part of the
country. In short, the need for a Jon Wilde and a Space Movement.

Any takers?

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