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  1. Standard member clandarkfire
    Grammar Nazi
    05 Feb '10 18:19
    Should the US continue to invest $15-20 billion each year in the space program, or is it not worth the money?

    Discuss
  2. 05 Feb '10 18:31
    Originally posted by clandarkfire
    Should the US continue to invest $15-20 billion each year in the space program, or is it not worth the money?

    Discuss
    In the current economic climate it would be a huge mistake to do that.
  3. Donation rwingett
    Ming the Merciless
    05 Feb '10 18:42
    Originally posted by clandarkfire
    Should the US continue to invest $15-20 billion each year in the space program, or is it not worth the money?

    Discuss
    The Iraq war is not worth the money, but we keep investing money in that.
  4. 05 Feb '10 19:05
    Thread 124627

    asteroids incoming
  5. 06 Feb '10 12:31
    Originally posted by rwingett
    The Iraq war is not worth the money, but we keep investing money in that.
    Perhaps if they found oil on the moon.
  6. 06 Feb '10 12:58
    Originally posted by clandarkfire
    Should the US continue to invest $15-20 billion each year in the space program, or is it not worth the money?

    Discuss
    Do you ever use a satellite?
  7. 06 Feb '10 14:23
    Originally posted by zeeblebot
    Thread 124627

    asteroids incoming
    No worries. They have Bruce Willis on stand by to go up and intercept the astroid.
  8. Subscriber no1marauder
    It's Nice to Be Nice
    06 Feb '10 14:53
    Originally posted by clandarkfire
    Should the US continue to invest $15-20 billion each year in the space program, or is it not worth the money?

    Discuss
    It's probably one of the few uses of federal money which increases our country's assets in the long term.
  9. 06 Feb '10 17:42
    Originally posted by rwingett
    The Iraq war is not worth the money, but we keep investing money in that.
    It will be, as soon as we start pumping oil our way?
    JK
  10. 06 Feb '10 23:03
    Originally posted by KazetNagorra
    Do you ever use a satellite?
    mostly the ones people use directly are commercial. not NASA.
  11. 06 Feb '10 23:14
    Originally posted by clandarkfire
    Should the US continue to invest $15-20 billion each year in the space program, or is it not worth the money?

    Discuss
    i'm thinking they should drop or postpone most of the science stuff and focus on manned space travel and colonies.