“Capitalism has failed us when a highly skilled highly educated person who helps us go to SPACE has to get a second job,” one viewer astutely pointed out.
The legal dispute with Blue Origin has thwarted collaboration between Nasa and SpaceX, delaying the 2024 deadline for the lunar mission.
“Unlike most other asteroids that are rocky or icy bodies, scientists think the M-type (metallic) asteroid 16 Psyche is comprised mostly of metallic iron and nickel similar to Earth,” NASA explained.
“We did this 60 years ago with NASA with the public. All of this for a billionaire to have a joyride into space? I think people would rather have healthcare,” she stated.
“And so, is there anything that the National Forest Service or BLM can do to change the course of the moon’s orbit or the Earth’s orbit around the sun? Obviously, that would have profound effects on our climate,” Gohmert asked.
“It does not make a lot of sense to me that we would provide billions of dollars to a company owned by the wealthiest guy in America,” Sanders quipped.
“This is a critical first step at converting carbon dioxide to oxygen on Mars,” said Jim Reuter at NASA.