Source: The Atlantic
quote: There are some ways in which NASA can never compete with a commercial company. And Musk seems like you and me, a true space nut with passion. I feel that musk will put us back on the moon, and on mars, long before NASA will.
quote: and americans in general spend far more on unproductive things like beer, or cigarettes in a year than they do on the cutting-edge scientific endeavor of space exploration
quote: Just imagine if people would put the money they spend on things like sporting events towards space exploration, we would probably already be on Mars.