Where now, NASA?

By Phil Plait | July 3, 2011 11:21 am

This Friday, the last Space Shuttle launch is scheduled to take Atlantis into space. I’ve written a lot about the Shuttle over the years, as well as about NASA, private space companies, and where I think we as the human race should be headed.

I put a lot of these thoughts together for an article in today’s New York Post. Here’s a screen grab of the first part:

As for my other articles on this, I listed and linked to them in a recent post about debating space exploration. My opinion changes here and there over time as more data come in, but I think you’ll get a pretty good feel about what I think from those articles.


Related posts:
Debating Space
What value space exploration?
Give space a chance
Wait. How big is NASA’s budget again?
My NASA OpEd in the New York Post (from 2009)

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