The continued layoffs at NASA have inspired a serious look at the viability of this vital organization even as it reaches for the sci-fi dreams of a generation inspired by 2001 A Space Odyssey, Apollo 13, and Star Trek - The Next Generation.
We expect NASA to reach for the moon and the planets, but has underfunding caused NASA to cut programs essential to the "primary mission" of NASA?
Read about the latest debate in this Science Magazine Editorial . I suggest Emailing this article to your Senator or Congressman.
There's a series of articles on the NASA layoffs at NASA Watch.
I tell ya, now's not a bad time to join the National Space Society . They send out a great quarterly magazine packed with articles and upcoming events. Worth the minimum.
(if it seems too good to be true... )