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He had things to do it anyway that was then.
And incredible fall from heavenly grace -- ironic because everyone but seems to want in on space.
So from the country and abroad to one small step -- man.
Taking an exploratory backseat to the -- I'm not did it.
This country of what I think 80000 people serious about space and all the -- reaction now.
From the second man to walk the moon whose name is as Buzz Aldrin agenda -- America -- joining us right now.
Buzz on I think it's kind of -- the whole thing is.
-- I'm not hearing every.
Did you are in -- -- I got you now I got you okay I was just saying how sad are.
Yeah I well I think everyone feels that.
But but you know in January of 04.
All this year after the Columbia accident.
And that accident board said to retire the shuttle in 2010.
Or -- recertified which should be very very expensive President Bush put forth the vision for space expiration.
And he said like the accident board that the shuttle should be retired at the end -- 2010.
That's over seven years to come -- substitute whereas the substitute it did not come out of constellation.
Constellation needed to be canceled.
Aries one and Ares five and the multi purpose spacecraft.
Should have been a special purpose spacecraft.
Not one that competes with the commercial sector.
One runway Lander in contention.
That has been studied for many years and many millions of dollars and lands on a runway separating crew and cargo.
That's the direction we should be -- How long do we have to wait I know I know they're waiting for his new technology and all but there could be a gap of I'm told.
Up to five years right I mean within the needs -- when we -- hitching rides with.
With these other countries.
Hey listen nailed some of us saw this come undone and heading back and you -- and -- -- But nobody was -- to listen that we were building the wrong rockets and -- spacecraft to replace the shuttle.
But what are we going to zero you know what I when John -- talked about haven't made a big deal about -- we wanted to go to the amount but what people didn't realize if you read the entire speech that wasn't good.
He had far other broader plans for space in the technologies.
And the benefits to our society it's the -- comment that captain Iran's attention as well -- it it.
But what does space have to be sort of marketed to do now we have to land a man on Mars do we have to.
Pump up landing on an asteroid which to -- sounds goofy want.
We need a progressive program.
I think that the president had he not been distracted this president by many other issues that were there off on the wrong foot on the budget.
On on health care we could have explained what canceling constellation.
With Ares one and Ares five and reverting.
Or Ryan to a return capability or in orbit to orbit they don't.
-- and I think we're obligated -- -- neither cares does not take sides on this I think it the whole zeal for the space program kinda ended.
You know after Apollo seventeen many hung on for a little while -- skylab but but I'm telling you.
The zeal to explore when it wasn't the moon not may -- wasn't these -- man orbiters to Mars and Venus.
It kinda went to pull it.
Why are we so concerned about writing but the Russians right now I am and I think many other people in the country are going to be concerned.
There are hundred billion dollar space station is up there and we can't get it to 45 years now -- Boeing has a commercial.
That's gonna go to a Bigelow space station they've partnered that's commercial it's gonna go on a commercial version of the atlas five rocket.
And and it's supposed to be ready in three years or so let's talk about 89 years that's baloney that's hogwash.
Now that is -- it and said.
I'm not a citizen that way it OK don't yell at me I just -- telling you what's gone on amnesty hero aren't.
On buzz -- and it is always an honor to have serious I mean that thank you very much.
Thank you I can explain all the reasons that we're behind you have a multimillionaire and we'll do that a person is always -- -- development on buzz thank you very very much.
Horrible the space -- lifting off -- -- sweated out a treasured piece of financial Americana going down I can -- you decide.
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