I think going with the population explosions continuing on our planet and the over use of the limited resources here, I don't think we'll have much choice but to continue with space exploration. We will need to find more resources and habitats. Robots are fine at the moment, but I think it will need people landing on another planet to really discover if there are valuble resources. Lets just hope that future generations are more kind to alien worlds than we have been to our own!
The Question suggests that the space program has ended, which is not the case. They simply retired a spacecraft that was becoming risky due to its age. Looking at the proposed budget and current policy direction, the space program will continue as usual and perhaps even on a larger scale.
by My Esoteric 4 years ago
Do we understand now why it was so stupid to cut-off-our-nose-despite-our-face and throw-the-baby-out-with-the-budget-bathwater when Congress, both Bush's and Obama's, decided to abandon the shuttle program before there was a viable alternative in place.Since most of Congress is made of short-term...
by lindashockley 5 years ago
HubPages is being a tease! I saw a link to the apprenticeship program but when I clicked on it, turns out the program is closed for an audit. Any idea when it will return? I'd love to apply.
by Arthur Fontes 8 years ago
I just heard on the local news that Obama will be announcing an end to the US space program later today. I do not know if this is true. I guess we will find out this afternoon.Any Thoughts?
by Darren Perks 21 months ago
Do you think their is a secret space programIt is becoming increasingly clear that NASA are hiding things, so is there a secret military space program called Solar Warden?
by Nose-in-the-News 4 years ago
Why can't you light a candle in a spaceship?
by theirishobserver. 8 years ago
It is now 8.40am in Ireland, temp:0 but not too cold, I have just posted a Hub about a 70 year old man that I know who has just finished a PHD, that begs the question - Is It Ever Too Late To Learn?
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