Tyson Pros And Cons

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Now the question is: Will Tyson ever be able to repeat or replicate Kennedy’s success in propelling the United States into outer space? The simple answer is no. Tyson will never be able to to repeat Kennedy’s feat for many reasons, but the two most important ones are that he will never be in a position to reach out and get the extended attention of America and that people just don 't see space as the new frontier that they once did. Space is an amazing thing and a thing that should be explored, but that is not the view that many Americans have. Ever since America has decided stop going to the moon enthusiasm and support for space travel and NASA in general has decreased. In 2010, President Obama cut funding for several NASA missions including a mission that would have put Americans back on the moon by 2020. "I understand that some believe that we should attempt a return to the surface of the Moon first, as previously planned. But I just have to say pretty bluntly here: We’ve been there before," Obama said. This opinion is shared by many Americans, but what many Americans don 't realize are the amazing benefits of space travel. If Tyson were to hit on these point in a way that Kennedy did he would be much more successful.…show more content…
Space programs such as NASA, its many contractors, and universities help people get and stay employed. NASA puts out information concerning how many jobs a particular project produces. Here is an specific example: in 2012, a NASA administrator published a paper about the Mars Curiosity rover project. “It’s also important to remember that the $2.5 billion investment made in this rover project was not spent on Mars, but here on Earth, supporting more than 7,000 jobs in at least 31 states,” he wrote. Jobs are quite literally the lifeblood of American capitalism and when a program is creating 7,000 jobs and producing valuable products how can we as the United States justify cutting
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