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The Great Void

Monday, April 27, 2009

Miles O’Brien, freelance space reporter and former CNN chief science/technology/environment correspondent, talks about the void in leadership at NASA and what it means for the shuttle program.

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Comments [6]

mike

"the white house dog is more important than the shuttle these days." hilarious, but true

Apr. 27 2009 07:55 PM
Eddie

Not everything needs to cause the economy to grow. does the economy work for us or do we have an economy so that we can do things like go to the moon and through this greatest of travel actually explore the human spirit.

Apr. 27 2009 12:00 PM
hjs from 11211

tang, brian, that's what came of the space programs of the 60's

Apr. 27 2009 11:58 AM
Eddie

why go to the moon or into space?

It is for the human endevor. Human beings are explorers of the univers. It is for nothing more than to go and to know. It does not have to make money, inspire children or have a military reason. Simple human curiosity and the satisfaction there of which is one of if not the reason for continuing conscious life.

Apr. 27 2009 11:58 AM
the truth from bkny

What is the urgency to get to the moon all of a sudden Brian?

They don't even tell us when they launch anymore?

What has been accomplished oh let's say in the last 8 years that we need to spend billions of dollars on it?

Apr. 27 2009 11:54 AM
Darius from Prospect Heights

Is it that Obama hasn't nominated anyone for NASA or is it that his nominee has not been confirmed yet?

Apr. 27 2009 11:54 AM

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