Obama will attend last Endeavour launch; Rep. Giffords also expected


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Politicians go sightseeing: Obama will attend the last Endeavour launch; Rep. Giffords is also expected to attend.

Giffords makes sense, as her husband will be on the flight. Obama is merely taking another of his numerous breaks from work to get a last look at a program he helped kill.

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  • Kelly Starks

    >.. Obama is merely taking another of his numerous breaks from work to get a last look at a program he helped kill….

    I assume Obama sees it as taking his bows, for cutting the highest visability pork program in the country.

    …. The other folks there likely disagree.

  • Sometimes your snark is baffling. Are you saying he should have saved the Shuttle? Keep flying them to deliver toilet paper and happy meals to the ISS until every orbiter has had a chance to kill a crew?

    If NASA is going to own and fly their own spacecraft (which they shouldn’t) then they should at least be flying something that represents the cutting edge of know how.. not 70s trash that they knew would never meet the design requirements before it even flew.

  • LINO

    Spending programs have to be cut. Why should this one survive?

    This is the price we must pay for the evils of the past.

    The martians have waited this long. They can continue their patient vigil for our arrival.

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