Saturday, January 17, 2004

One Giant Step …Hubble's Light Allowed to Go Out
The Hubble Space Telescope will be allowed to degrade and eventually become useless, as NASA changes focus to President Bush's plans to send humans to the moon, Mars and beyond, officials said.

NASA canceled all space shuttle servicing missions to the Hubble, which has revolutionized the study of astronomy with its striking images of the universe.
Why continue with or improve upon a revolutionary tract when you can eliminate great science and propose a visionary boondoggle in an effort to garner votes.


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