NASA.. The Ultimate Outsourcing

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    If we want to talk about outsourcing. :(
    (Yes, I know that private enterprise will soon pick up the slack but it's just wrong that the USA must depend on Russia to get into space )
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    Next American woman heads for space -- on this Russian rocket
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    By ANDREW MALCOLM

    Posted 09:14 AM ET

    Now, here's some real Obama outsourcing.

    This morning, Kazakhstan time, the next mission to the International Space Station successfully blasted off carrying the usual trio -- a Russian commander, an astronaut from the international community and an American in a seat rented by NASA since the retirement of the last U.S. space shuttle a year ago this month.
     
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    Are you denying that our space program has been outsourced by Obama?
    ( and really.. you find the space program less whine worthy than Bain Capitol? )
     
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    That is why it is called an international space station and the flights are to be shared by all countries, not just the US. We have ways to send them up, you think the shuttles were the only space craft we have. Wait until the new shuttles are released. Nasa also put about 600 billion into a new telescope that they wanted before new shuttles. And if NASA has problems getting into space they can hitch a ride with the US Airforce.
     
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    i think it s a slow news night and you need to rehash a boring topic.
     
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    The Hypocrite in Chief seems to enjoy talking about Bain layoffs, do you think he wants to talk about these?

    taugustine.com/mike-schneider/2012-07-15/space-workers-struggle-year-layoffs-after-last-shuttle

    Space workers struggle a year since layoffs after last shuttle
    Posted: July 15, 2012 - 10:09pm

    By MIKE SCHNEIDER
    Associated Press
    TITUSVILLE — A year after NASA ended the three-decade-long U.S. space shuttle program, thousands of formerly well-paid engineers and other workers around the Kennedy Space Center are still struggling to find jobs to replace the careers that flourished when shuttles blasted off from the Florida “Space Coast.”
     
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    Man on the moon: Kennedy speech ignited the dream ( And Obama has killed it )

    Forty years ago on this day, President John F. Kennedy presented a bold challenge before a joint session of Congress: Send a man to the moon by the end of the decade.

    Some derided the dream as lunacy. Others viewed it as just another strategic move in the Cold War chess match between the United States and the Soviet Union.

    Kennedy had just been humiliated in the Bay of Pigs fiasco in Cuba, a communist ally of Moscow. In his speech, he called for many measures to combat communism, requesting billions, for example, to stop red insurgencies in Southeast Asia.
    ut in his address, Kennedy chose space as the main Cold War battleground on which to marshal his forces. The Soviet Union opened the final frontier when it sent the Sputnik satellite into orbit in 1957.

    Four years later, cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first man in space. The Soviets were beating the Americans to every milestone off the planet.

    Feeling a sense of urgency in finding a way to overtake the Soviets in the space race, Kennedy had huddled with Vice President Lyndon Johnson and his science advisers to come up with a plan.

    The president determined that safely landing a man on the moon would be technologically daunting, but it was a goal that the United States could reach before the Soviet Union.

    "No single space project in this period will be more impressive to mankind, or more important for the long-range exploration of space; and none will be so difficult or expensive to accomplish," Kennedy said.

    Man on the moon: Kennedy speech ignited the dream - CNN
     
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    Here's some more outsourcing:[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YabnLHPYDW4]80% Of Green Jobs Stimulus Money Going Overseas - YouTube[/ame]
     
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    It makes much more sense to have private industry going into space for resources. the US woul;dn't even take millions to bring along people into space. NASA is and was an elitist organization where only their chosen few were allowed into space despite desire by people to go.

    Really, you twits whine about obama taking over private companies and when he goes and gives the green light for private companies to make money off space travel you bitch like he sold out. get your fucking stories straight you fucking repubtards. I know you were planning on going to moonbase gingrich, but you can still rent out space in his huge empty skull and have your spanking space in a real moonbase gingrich. Maybe newt can put together enough money and stop bouncing checks so he can pay for a moionbase of his own instead of expecting the US taxpayer to pay for his crazy fantasy.
     
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    We won the race, and now it is time to stop wasting money putting people in orbit in the same old shuttle until they blow up. You want real jobs, and now the private industry of the US can make some real astronaut and space travel jobs.

    Like i have said if Obama were to cure all; disease and heal with a touch you dimwits would rag on him for putting doctors out of business. You have no idea of which way you are going, and you are all fucked up. If mittens did this you would call him a visionary for private enterprise.

    just more proof of republican racism.
     

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