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Down to Earth

Earth to Earth, we have a problem: the NASA space program — specifically, the money allocated to it.

We have spent billions of dollars over the past 50 years to launch space ships, shuttles and rockets into our atmosphere and through our ozone layer with untold speed and distance.

We made it to the moon years ago and we launched high-tech communication satellites, which orbit the planet. Recently, an Antares rocket was launched and, just seconds later, exploded! The experts are not sure what happened, but one thing they are sure about is the $200 million it cost for the venture. Why?

What more can we do out there in space? There is so much to do here on Earth. The money can be put to use here for so much good. Please put the space program on hold.

With that being said, I have probably gone where no man has gone before.

Phyllis Bowser


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