Something we can all get behind (no, really)

Discussion in 'Politics & Current Events' started by GRUNT, Jul 11, 2005.

  1. GRUNT

    GRUNT Member

    Feb 27, 2001
    Lake Oswego, OR
    Portland Timbers
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    Discovery is scheduled to launch from Florida's Kennedy Space Center on Wednesday. Meet the crew(CNN).

    They've all got balls in my book. Good luck to 'em.
  2. Scarecrow

    Scarecrow Red Card

    Feb 13, 2004
    Chicago Fire
    Nat'l Team:
    United States

    I am glad to see that they are going to fly again. They have bigger ones then I do. I hope that the next gen space craft will debut in the next 5-10 years though.
  3. Magpie Maniac

    Magpie Maniac Member

    Dec 28, 2001
    North Carolina, USA
    Newcastle United FC
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    I wish 'em a safe return.
  4. Deuteriumoxide

    May 27, 2003
    Rockville, MD
    New York Red Bulls
    Nat'l Team:
    United States

    we need people in space.
  5. entropy

    entropy Member

    Aug 31, 2000
    District of Calamity
    DC United
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    While I'm strongly in favor of space exploration, the shuttle program has been one gigantic sh!tpile since inception. It was (poorly) designed to service another (sh!tpile) project, the space station, and the space station has been greatly scaled back. Huge cost overruns, technology that should've been retired years ago, limited payload capacity, and expensive launch and payload costs...the lists goes on and on. It's sad to think what NASA could've done with the billions we've wasted on the shuttle.

    Hope no one gets blown up/incinerated.
  6. Attacking Minded

    Attacking Minded New Member

    Jun 22, 2002

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