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reply to post by Wolfenz
I alway love buzz. He got a ton of vision. Wish he was heading NASA.
The shuttle was the first, real manned "space craft" which actually deserved this name.
For me it was worth it. Shooting a permanent explosion (what a rocket basically is) into orbit cannot be compared, IMO.
I wish we would live in a time (again) where people are excited about stuff and where costs are looked at AFTERWARDS respective won't play a fundamental role as they have today.
Once there was a time where a president went public announcing a promise to send people to the moon and everything got excited.
Today....such things don't exist anymore. It's all about money, obamacare, terrorism etc., the usual crap which dominates our news every day.
I wonder if he ever would want to? He strikes me as a guy who wouldn't want to be an administrator. He seems too "hands-on" for that role. But that is exactly what might be necessary.
If we could just build one large Aldrin Cycler I'd be very happy. Talk about infrastructure!