Sources: NASA, USA Today, CNN
quote: Having said that I will say that NASA does waste a large amount of resources. They have little accountability and they basically set their own direction with a little input from the Federal Government.
quote: And that's coming from someone who's accused of wanting ZERO Government spending.
quote: The skycrane is a revolutionary concept which has never been attempted before. It is likely to have future applications when exploring other bodies in the solar system.