In the wake of the Columbia tragedy, many are questioning the wisdom and necessity of NASA's manned-space-flight program. What do you think?
"Those astronauts did not die in vain. They gave their lives so that mankind could have cool footage of people floating upside-down in fully automated capsules."
Maria Fortis • Librarian
"Imagine all the good that could be done if we took those billions of dollars we're spending on NASA and gave it to the military."
Kenneth King • Systems Analyst
"The space program should be scrapped. Fourteen deaths in 20 years? Imagine seeing those kinds of statistics in, say, the trucking industry."
Bill Kuntz • Auto Mechanic
"If man were meant to fly in outer space, God would have given him a brain capable of figuring out the mathematics and physics necessary to do so."
Sheryl Auburn • Homemaker
"Don't you think Bush is taking this whole wanting-to-be-Reagan thing a little far?"
Marcus Edwards • Civil Engineer