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03-19-2012, 08:19 AM
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Originally Posted by RandV View Post
In my opinion the problems isn't about getting back to the moon with skeptics wonder what value there could possibly be there. I don't like the concept but maybe they're right. Rather it's after the huge leap forward we took in getting to the moon that we've achieved so little in space exploration/travel since. That's what really stings, and I don't know if it's really true but progress seemed to stop once we stopped going to the moon so that's the concept we tend to latch onto when wondering why we can't resume progress.
Space exploration was largely pushed by the Cold War.

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