Friday, July 15, 2011

So Awesome It Hurts

The final space shuttle launch as seen from cameras on the solid rocket boosters - all the way until splashdown:

I never thought there would be a time in my life when there would be no more space missions in the foreseeable future. Even when the Challenger and the Columbia exploded, it always seemed like a given that it would only be a matter of time until there was another shuttle launch - once the bugs were worked out.

I think the space program will happen again, but I suspect it won't be for a decade or so. Thanks, Obama, you short-sighted piece of trash. Thanks for killing the space program. The space program is one of those things that gives our country hope. And, as in so many other ways, you sucked the hope right out of the country.

So it seems to me that once the bugs are worked out that the United States will be in space again. Once the bugs are worked out of the White House, that is...

1 comment:

Peggy Miller said...

very well said. Couldn't agree with you more.