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  •  That's just plain false. (0+ / 0-)

    The Tito plan has been rigorously reviewed by experts, including some within NASA, who say it's doable.

    Ask me if I'm afraid. I say, "Of course not. I'm a fool, and fools never die."

    by Troubadour on Mon Mar 18, 2013 at 11:53:29 AM PDT

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    •  Shrug. (0+ / 0-)

      No doubt there are different cliques within NASA; there are multiple competing centers and that doesn't start to deal with the differences between scientists, engineers, and management/accounting.  He just told me that it was a current office joke while we were discussing an asteroid-capture project he's working on.  He is clearly not in favor of manned projects, which he considers a waste of resources.

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