Joined: July 2005
The Bush team has fundamentally altered the mission of NASA in order to make it conform to an ideological agenda and for the benefit of certain party donors:
NASA’s Goals Delete Mention of Home Planet:
The White House has quietly altered the mission statement of NASA, eliminating language describing part of its work -- "to understand and protect our home planet."
|NASA’s mission statement, prominently featured in its budget and planning documents, read: “To understand and protect our home planet; to explore the universe and search for life; to inspire the next generation of explorers ... as only NASA can.”|
In early February, the statement was quietly altered, with the phrase “to understand and protect our home planet” deleted.
Rememeber James E. Hansen:
Climate Expert Says NASA Tried to Silence Him
He spoke out, they tried to censor him, and now funding for research on climate science has started to disappear from NASA's budget as Bush runs roughshod over their scientific pursuits and replaces them with political and military space pursuits.