Sources: SpaceX, CBS News
quote: Since you are singling out the space program, I will assume that you are implying that the following areas where significantly more "billions" are being spent are worthwhile and a good use of taxpayer money:
quote: My main issue is that we spend a tremendous amount of money on stuff that just turns out to be "pretty neat" rather than things that can be thought of as mind blowing revolutions
quote: I'm not at all placing $0 value on scientific research; I just refuse to believe that billions spent on a deep space probe satellite will somehow magically cure the looming food and clean water shortage problems.
quote: What innovation has been brought to the world by NASA's deep space program that couldn't have been independently researched?