Saturday, December 23, 2006

Fly Me To The Moon


In a recent posting on Slate, Gregg Easterbrook demolishes the Bush Administration's call for a permanent, manned moonbase. NASA is eager to play along because it guarantees a bigger budget. Yet the scientific justification for this effort is nonexistent. Although it does raise the question of whether the money-sucking sounds of the NASA bureaucracy can be heard in the vacuum of space.

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