At NASA, 2010:
"Fifty years after the creation of NASA, our goal is no longer just a destination to reach," Obama said. "Our goal is the capacity for people to work and learn, and operate and live safely beyond the Earth for extended periods of time, ultimately in ways that are more sustainable and even indefinite. And in fulfilling this task, we will not only extend humanity’s reach in space -- we will strengthen America’s leadership here on Earth."
What May Taxpayers Expect From Russia Space Agency?
Now that Obama has dismantled the NASA Space Shuttle program and now [that] NASA Astronauts will have to hitch a ride on Russian Spaceships at a cost to the taxpayers of $63 Million a Seat, what can we expect from the former Soviet Union? How reliable will they be?
Bloomberg reports, this morning:
"The loss of the Intelsat 27 satellite follows at least four failed Russian spacecraft launches since 2010."