Sunday, March 30, 2008

Obama's Empty Space Program

Trying to pen Senator Obama's space policy has been described as "trying to keep a jellyfish on your fork." Two more posting by Jeff Foust, also from Space Politics, discuss the "Wyoming Statement," and the Senator's statement about NASA no longer being inspiring, and in need of "a reorienting of priorities."

Whether the Senator is likely to be friendly to commercial and private space remains unanswered:
Jeff Foust
More on Obama's Wyoming Statement

"I exchanged emails today with Greg Zsidisin, who was not only at the Obama rally yesterday in Casper, Wyoming, but asked Obama the question about space policy that was mentioned in the previous post. Greg told me exactly what he asked Obama..."

Obama: NASA 'no longer associated with inspiration

“I grew up on Star Trek,” Obama said.
“I believe in the final frontier.”

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