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President Obama won -- In Florida on space exploration.
With help from the private sector yesterday I'm happy hour you'll remember Apollo seventeen commander -- -- and topic -- about how some astronauts could happy about it Buzz Aldrin was one of the first on the moon and he had.
A different take.
I've colonel Aldrin thanking them for joining -- I'm happy hour.
Thank you very much I haven't been -- to happy hour and I was in -- -- Germany for Friday night here golf.
Oh my my hey -- What do you have a lot of fun and dancing with the -- you look great out there.
But that's Monday night can you.
Tonight I got the bad news.
Yeah yeah Bruno that everything -- baffling fun watching -- well let's get right down to business here without.
Not why do you think about the president's baseball's I mean I know you've got have much different opinion.
Then we heard from captain third inning yesterday what's your opinion.
Well I think it's unfortunate that the three of them chose to -- to write that letter.
I wish that I could to talk to them beforehand.
And I wish that they -- -- Because I think that budget that came out on the first of February -- believe it was.
Did that the number one item was that it essentially terminated.
The drive to the destination.
US humans to the moon within some -- And that meant that we would not build some of the things that we've carried that out.
That were over budget and -- quite a bit late.
In they're projected availability.
When President Bush issued the vision for space exploration.
It's -- like a good idea to me because at last we would get -- more.
Inspiring thrilling thing the American people.
Then putting together space station.
With the shuttle both of which.
Did not at all live up to expectations.
So the idea of going back to exploration.
Sounded like a good idea.
Unfortunately I had some concern because.
Read -- -- recommendations.
From the accident board.
For the Columbia accident that really prompted.
To change from.
Flying the shuttle and killed went from twenty Oakland -- 25.
That was what we were thinking of doing and that's it was in 2002.
Before February 1 2003.
On on reentry and killed the crew of seven.
Over the state of Texas quite a broad.
Lot of parts.
Prompted by the accident.
Prompted an expert at it and investigation.
Of the action.
And its conclusions.
Were very troubling to me and when the recommendation.
Not to separate the crew and cargo.
On future missions.
Which was okay.
-- the same launch vehicle but -- they added that phrase.
The launch vehicle which opened the door to a separate rocket for the crew.
And went -- the car -- Iraq.
Go to drilling down on some very specific details on what the directions vs -- from the Obama administration vs the bush administration and I guess what kind of things that might might -- always sort of perk up I don't whatever this to become a partisan thing.
No I don't Harbaugh gets through a little bit what.
What you want what you would actually what you want to hear from.
This administration from the next administration we need a bigger budget they have.
Hundreds of billions of dollars for the crooks on Wall Street but they don't have enough money to send us the -- I've been looking at this situation.
Where we should go for quite some time.
-- invented -- really discovered some orbits between earth and Mars that were very strategic.
It's called cycling orbits that this -- by the earth you would get on the site where.
Five months later you get off when it goes by Mars and it continues to keep doing that.
With a little bit of -- maneuvers and outstanding strategic way of thinking people from earth.
To Mars so I have -- Are saying that I've really been interested in Mars for a long time and I've been particularly interest did.
That is moon of Mars rovers 26.
The longest axis.
Is where he I don't -- And -- want to jump in real quick -- we're short on time here but I don't -- what you're saying it's focused on the technology rather than.
And the president taking away from our ability to -- into -- on our own.
And real quick we've got a gun I just want to know your response from captain Thurman saying that this isn't just the end of the space program and the US.
He says that this is that -- -- of mediocrity in the United States.
The president's plan -- response real quick to that.
He's wrong what we need is a leader to commit to a 25.
Year to face program.
At the end -- ten years at the fiftieth anniversary we re affirm that commitment to permanence at Mars.
And that president will go down in history.
If he chooses not to do that then -- succeeding president.
Will go down in history I hope you could understand that -- hope President Obama does do.
Kind of honored to have you on the -- really wasn't thank you for not making this a partisan -- is really fascinating hearing you talk about all this thank you.
It it really isn't.
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