Opinion

Griffin’s Constellation Zombie

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Sometimes our space program is like a bad zombie movie. As our heroes try and make it through the night, one by one they are picked off by the walking dead. So goes the new space agenda, designed to correct the flaws of the past and breath new life into our human exploration plans, as it faces off with the walking corpse of the Constellation program and its defenders, who are determined to gradually eat away at it until it too joins them in the never ending carnage of our dying dreams to open the frontier of space.

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Space for the People

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The Space Frontier Foundation and NewSpace community voice their support for the 2011 NASA budget put forth by the current administration and denounce the HR-5781 bill. Share “Space for the People” and support the need for a budget focused on innovation and new enterprise, not wasting money on failed projects.

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NASA’s Constellation Hallucination and the Congressional Money Drug

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In the coming weeks some in Congress will try to kill America’s future in space as they desperately work to prop up the tax sucking, pork eating, dreamslaying monster known as the Constellation rocket program. Right now a bought and paid for cabal of hypocritical puppets in the House and Senate are trying to prop up this corpse of a dead end plan to go to the Moon and Mars that not only failed to deliver on President Bush’s promise of a permanent US presence in space, but continues to eat the budgets of the very exploration it was meant to support.

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Commercial Space in Jeopardy – T Minus 18 Hours

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The Space Frontier Foundation (SFF) called attention today to the latest battle taking place in the US House of Representatives that holds enormous implications for the future of spaceflight. In the next 18 hours, the House leadership will decide whether to allow a vote on the pork-laden House version of the NASA bill or instead pass the better Senate compromise. The SFF asks all commercial space supporters to contact their Congressman. Encourage them to vote ‘No’ on HR 5781 and allow a vote on the Senate version.

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Half Time in the Battle for the Frontier

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There is something very American about a few patriotic heroes fighting off a massive and established foe bent on crushing their new ideas. Always in such tales there is a moment when the heroic band tastes its first victory and the enemy armies regroup and return to fill the horizon. The “Battle for the Frontier” in Congress is at just such a moment right now.

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