The BBC has an interesting article on how as NASA’s money is redirected into other endeavours (say into manned travel to Mars and the like) its existing capabilities (say its extensive Earth observation capabilities). Basically they’re saying that we all benefit from NASA’s ability to observe the Earth and to observe the symptoms of climate change. If NASA has to cut funding on these projects for other missions, such as returning to the Moon, then where does that leave us at a time when more than ever we need to see the Earth more clearly.
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