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Perspectives - TC 125K


Spring 2010 - Perspectives on The Future 

The following links provide suggested readings on the state and future of space exploration:

CURRENT STATUS OF US SPACE EXPLORATION

"Committee Urges Multi-Destination Plan for NASA Human Space Flight" (Augustine Commission) -- Universe Today

COSTS OF SPACE EXPLORATION

"Moon, Mars, Not a Priority for Taxpayers" - Citizens Against Government Waste

"Is Space Exploration Worth the Cost?" A Freakonomics Quorum  -  NY Times

"8 Ridiculous Things Bigger Than NASA's Budget" - Universe Today 

BENEFITS OF SPACE EXPLORATION

"Benefits of the Space Program" - Ethical Athiest

"A Space Program for the Rest of Us" - The New Atlantis

"NASA Spinoffs - Bringing Space Down to Earth" - The Space Place

CHALLENGES FOR FUTURE SPACE EXPLORATION

"Too much radiation for astronauts to make it to Mars" - New Scientist

"NASA May Have to Revamp Science Plans Without RTGs" - Universe Today 


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