September 08, 2004

Your Tax Dollars at Work

NASA probe close to Hollywood encounter PASADENA, California (Reuters) - Two Hollywood stunt pilots and a space capsule full of stardust were on track for a historic mid-air encounter above the Utah desert at the end of a three-year mission to probe the origins of the solar system. The Genesis spacecraft was expected to swing by Earth on Wednesday and jettison a capsule containing particles that may yield insights about the early formation of planets.

I don't know what they are going to think up next. Capturing space dust and then when the satellite returns to earth catch it with a hook hanging off a helicopter... uh.. their board.
Someone give these people some work to do so they quit wasting our tax dollars, goofing off in space. Sheesh!

Full Story @ Reuters

Posted by Muddy at September 8, 2004 05:03 AM | TrackBack

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