I do love spaceflight, but people who say that “America needed this win” in the middle of a pandemic when the systematic racism boiled over....those people are part of the problem.
Spaceflight is a toy and you don’t get to play with toys without doing homework.
@szbalint I don't fully agree that spaceflight is just a toy, but I agree with your other points. I think spaceflight can be a useful tool in solving problems, but I really dislike how much of a nationalist spectacle it's being treated as.
They don't need to treat space flight like that. Missions into space should be to expand the horizons of humanity.
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