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piqaboo wrote:I truely dont understand the timing. Why kill the one program you have before you have one to replace it?
Why make yourself dependent on 'the kindness of strangers' when you don't have to?
Foreigners now make up 40 percent of the visitors at the space center, and Mr. Larson said they often knew more than Americans about the benefits of space exploration, from satellites to research on antibiotics.
As he prepared for another countdown, and another presentation about the future, Mr. Larson added, “The thirst for knowledge just isn’t there anymore.”
“The House bill awaiting action would give twice as much money to Russia for transporting astronauts and cargo to the space station as it would give to U.S. companies working to build that capacity.”
Selma in Sandy Eggo wrote:Okay. I'll have to take the decimal system and the zero off the list.
That leaves the goats, camels, hash, and coffee. I truly appreciate the coffee. I don't know many techie-geeky-engineer types that don't enjoy some caffeine from time to time (although I know a few who consume it exclusively in cold canned concoctions).
The hash and the coffee may be the muslim world's great contributions to the universe at large.
I need one of those C8H10N4O2 Tee-shirts that thinkgeek sells. Really. Gotta go check if they've got 'em for fat ladies.
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