Guest Post – Politics and Spaceflight: Get Out of My Way!

Emma is one of my regular guest bloggers. I feel really thrilled about the possibility to post one educating post of this great blogger once a month over the next couple of months. Thank you so much, Emma, for sharing these great posts with us! If you would like to check out the previous guest posts, this amazing blogger wrote for me, head over here.

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NASA was established by a president of the United States—Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1958. NASA has long been pushed along by both George W. Bush and the current president of the United States, Barrack Obama. And John F. Kennedy was one of the most famous presidential advocates for the space race, back in 1961. Because NASA is a publicly funded program that thrives on both public and government support, it has to continually adjust its goals to match public opinion and presidential aims.

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Strayya, You’ve Done It Again

I’m not big in politics. Actually I keep myself away from political discussions as much as possible. In fact, I was really happy that over the last couple of years living in this beautiful country I did not have to vote. But that changed the moment we became citizens. As Australian Citizen you have to vote. And I mean HAVE TO. It’s actually a good thing, you know, as they give you the chance to decide on who you want to run this country. Kind of.

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