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The Sciences

Where now, NASA?

Bad AstronomyBy Phil PlaitJuly 3, 2011 8:21 PM


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This Friday, the last Space Shuttle launch is scheduled to take Atlantis into space. I've written a lot about the Shuttle over the years, as well as about NASA, private space companies, and where I think we as the human race should be headed. I put a lot of these thoughts together for an article in today's New York Post. Here's a screen grab of the first part:


As for my other articles on this, I listed and linked to them in a recent post about debating space exploration. My opinion changes here and there over time as more data come in, but I think you'll get a pretty good feel about what I think from those articles.

Related posts: - Debating Space - What value space exploration? - Give space a chance - Wait. How big is NASA's budget again? - My NASA OpEd in the New York Post (from 2009)

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