0.5% of federal spending goes to NASA. Is that too much or not enough?

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Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

i think that any of the choices would be fine- but i made my best choice

posted on Thu, 05/03/2012 - 12:37pm
e.w's picture
e.w says:

Me to

posted on Fri, 05/04/2012 - 12:40pm
teamdaley's picture
teamdaley says:

Yes definitely, I think that if they are doing stuff, than that's good. By the way, if you want to read about Pluto go onto my blog called should Pluto be a planet.

posted on Sat, 09/22/2012 - 4:33pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

i think you are right about that

posted on Fri, 05/11/2012 - 1:37pm
dr. caughterization pp.d.l.'s picture
dr. caughterization pp.d.l. says:

i think that the world was made tonothave the fortuneof the miserables be spent on goverment funding for scientific activity.

posted on Thu, 06/28/2012 - 11:20am
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

i dont think that kids know anything about this stuff but i guess thatt they are at a reasonable spending amount

posted on Sat, 05/05/2012 - 5:29pm
Katelyn's picture
Katelyn says:

I think we shouldat least figure out a way to improve our exploring, but at the same time spending less money!

posted on Mon, 06/11/2012 - 6:31pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

s aved the money for the feature generation...

posted on Wed, 05/09/2012 - 4:29pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

they are spending way to much on space how are we 15 trillion dollars in debt and yet can afford to spend 60million dollars per astronaut to send into space

posted on Sat, 05/12/2012 - 3:36pm
Julia Rose's picture
Julia Rose says:

I think that astronauts are cool, and we need to learn more about space. I agree with you about the money, but there might be a time when we need tot live on another planet!!!!!!

Love,
Julia

posted on Thu, 05/17/2012 - 9:45am
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Anonymous is amazingg says:

I think that we are spending to much money for the astronauts. I agree with that... but at the same time i thnk we kind of need astronauts. We need to know what is going on in space.

posted on Thu, 05/17/2012 - 9:48am
Anonymous is beast's picture
Anonymous is beast says:

i know noooooooo need to wast money on them!!!!!

posted on Thu, 05/24/2012 - 12:27pm
briggs group's picture
briggs group says:

idk but they spend a lot :)

posted on Wed, 05/16/2012 - 9:46am
Julia Rose's picture
Julia Rose says:

I think we should keep it the way it is... 0.5 is great!

posted on Thu, 05/17/2012 - 9:47am
noname's picture
noname says:

so you think that nasa is not important anymore1

posted on Fri, 05/18/2012 - 11:12am
Brandt's picture
Brandt says:

People are spending TOO much for space research!

posted on Fri, 05/18/2012 - 1:21pm
Anonymous1263's picture
Anonymous1263 says:

NASA is important it should be given more than 0.5%.

posted on Sat, 05/26/2012 - 3:28pm
MNGentleman's picture
MNGentleman says:

Exploration is a part of who we are as humans; we need to invest in our ability to find out about the universe.

posted on Mon, 05/28/2012 - 1:13pm
mrs.fartsalot's picture
mrs.fartsalot says:

i think that more money should b spent, and im not just saying that to go w/ the flow. so please raise it up 2 10%........ thanks!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

posted on Wed, 05/30/2012 - 11:18am
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HoneyBee:) says:

I think its really important to do research in your universe. maybe wwe can find recousrces out there and can stop wasting the plants earths, I think mother earth would like that, plus aliens....

posted on Wed, 06/06/2012 - 6:34pm
Anony Mouse's picture
Anony Mouse says:

Space exploration and research is impotant, but we should get the budget figured out first.

posted on Sun, 06/10/2012 - 2:25pm
Josh Fisher's picture
Josh Fisher says:

one day this planet will be over populated to the point were we wont have enough resources to give everyone there needs, we need to branch out and space is the only place we can go.....

posted on Sun, 06/10/2012 - 4:15pm
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mrs.bubblegum says:

we should explore space so the vulcans will make first contact with us.

posted on Thu, 06/14/2012 - 10:37am
Anonymous 7001's picture
Anonymous 7001 says:

I think .5% is way too little to be put into the funding of space exploration. There is so much to explore and not enough money put into the funding. Raise up the percentage more!!!

posted on Mon, 06/18/2012 - 5:01pm
snuzzwumpas's picture
snuzzwumpas says:

none nasa shut down

posted on Wed, 06/20/2012 - 3:56pm
Anon's picture
Anon says:

lol. not compleatly true, but essentially yes.

posted on Tue, 06/26/2012 - 6:00pm
earthy's picture
earthy says:

If we don't even take care of earth, what could be good about finding a new place for humans? just trash the earth and then take off? think we should focus on solving our problems here

posted on Wed, 06/27/2012 - 3:18pm
zaga's picture
zaga says:

that ia very very good point...!! if people trash this earth andleave it would happen all over again(:

posted on Tue, 07/10/2012 - 2:57pm
dolphin's picture
dolphin says:

there is not enough money being used for this thing.

posted on Fri, 07/06/2012 - 4:41pm
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Your Slap happy Grand pappy! says:

I think the budjet is not enough!

posted on Sat, 07/07/2012 - 6:46pm
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Devil's Advocate says:

Space is useless, unless ist's for watching the weather, or helping with a project. Let's face it we are scared of space, we have only ever put a man on the moon once, we never did it again. We aren't doing anything with it, so why have a funding for it. Maybe a little bit of money for the satelites, but that's pretty much should do it.

posted on Mon, 07/09/2012 - 2:31pm
bobbb's picture
bobbb says:

spend as much as you want

posted on Fri, 07/27/2012 - 1:26pm
Daniel's picture
Daniel says:

Best figure out how to live in space in case we destroy this planet one way or another.

posted on Thu, 01/31/2013 - 4:42pm
Kendra's picture
Kendra says:

I think that the cost should be lower, what with the U.S.'s giant debt. Because if it's too much, the U.S. will run out of money, and the government will have to "borrow" (aka, take and never give back) money from other coutries.

posted on Fri, 03/22/2013 - 12:14pm
SVT's picture
SVT says:

Biased question; leads to biased answers. For non-defence initiatives, the Private Sector needs to invest and pay for them lest we degenerate this great nation into another failed Communist state like USSR.

posted on Sun, 04/21/2013 - 12:38pm
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jake the sly guy says:

Colonists on Mars would be impossible if .5 is the funding for space exploration and knowledge. We need to further our existence and the only way for that is to learn to live on other planets besides our own. Up the budget.

posted on Sun, 04/21/2013 - 5:57pm

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