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American public opinion toward the space program

From Alexis Madrigal, this was news to me: In thinking about the recent battles over NASA’s budget, it seems like the problem is simply citizen support. People don’t care that much about space, so space doesn’t get funded. Back in the Apollo days, people loved the space program! Except, as this Space Policy paper pointed [...]
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A Trip To Space

Politics : The Daily Dish By Andrew Sullivan (4 years ago)

?? Alexis Madrigal interviews Chris Abbas about his new short film. Abbas spliced together still images from NASA: I downloaded thousands of images from NASA which was a rather tedious process. Throughout the labor of retrieving the... Read Post

Space Travel For The Internet Set

Politics : The Daily Dish By Andrew Sullivan (4 years ago)

A new website Spacelog lets you relive NASA's early missions by recreating the full transcripts. As Alexis Madrigal put it: [T]hey've transformed the NASA transcripts into a series of searchable, linkable pages that look like Twitte... Read Post

End Of An Era

Politics : The Daily Dish By Andrew Sullivan (3 years ago)

To mark the end of NASA's shuttle program, Alexis Madrigal revisits the space colonies imagined in the 1970s: Conceptually, the colonies, while they required massive resources to build, would have been self-contained human communiti... Read Post


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