[LINK] Finally up to date on the Shuttle

Grant Bayley gbayley@ausmac.net
Mon, 3 Feb 2003 16:09:10 +1100 (EST)


On Mon, 3 Feb 2003, Frank O'Connor wrote:

> 2. The shuttle program currently absorbs the lions share of NASA's
> budget - even after 22 years.

During the NASA press conference this morning, I seem to recall that the
shuttle/space station program combined cost them something like 1/3 of
their total budget.  Is this "lion's share"?  It might be the single
biggest, but that still leaves 2/3 for everything else.

On the topic of the shuttle in general, I had the URL of this funny CNNism
posted to me:

http://www.o-t.us/upload/guest/cnnsucks.jpg

Grant