Planetary Society Weighs in on Space Shuttle Continuation

Should the Space Shuttle Fly Again?, Planetary Society

"The cost estimates for returning the shuttle to regular flights are also soaring an internal NASA memorandum has suggested that more than one billion dollars extra per year will be needed to meet the shuttles demands. With growing budget deficits, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and massive post-Katrina expenses, it is hard to see how that could happen. NASA may have to choose among continuing to fly the shuttle, getting started on space exploration, or cutting other elements of its program."

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