articles tagged: nasa
do we really need another apollo?
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do we really need another apollo?

NASA is trying to replay history at the cost of keeping its launch systems and exploration programs stagnant.

to boldly go. maybe. if it’s in the budget.
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to boldly go. maybe. if it’s in the budget.

Thanks to budget constraints and slow-walking replacement vehicles, NASA is about to left without a way to get humans in orbit without paying Russia for a ride.

that’s one small step for man…
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that’s one small step for man…

Celebrating Apollo 11's lunar landing isn't just celebrating an American triumph. It's celebrating how far humanity can go and how much it can do.

daydreams of a space faring future
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daydreams of a space faring future

Colony ships wouldn't just be small cities floating through space. They could become their own little, self-contained worlds.

nasa goes wall street?
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nasa goes wall street?

NASA is trying to protect its budget from finance wonks by talking like them.

nasa vs. the bureaucrats
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nasa vs. the bureaucrats

Even with a pro-science administration, NASA should still be worried about its funding as apathy to science runs deep among politicians.

nasa: hey, lay off ares!
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nasa: hey, lay off ares!

NASA is going to bat for its new rocket, even if it doesn't seem to be the best idea for it to do so.

one step forward, three steps back
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one step forward, three steps back

No matter how much we try to move forward with space exploration, we're being held back.

nasa just can’t please anyone…
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nasa just can’t please anyone…

NASA is caught between doing science and pleasing skeptical penny-pinchers.

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