Letters To The Editor: Nov. 3, 2017
Letters to the Editor: Nov. 3, 2017
Letters to the Editor
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Medical research at the expense of space exploration
In response to Joseph Goodell’s letter in the October 22 edition, I must come to the defense of our pursuit of space exploration and scientific research in general.
The U.S. Space Program has made major contributions to many areas of science and technology and needs to be continued and enhanced.
While I agree wholeheartedly with increasing our spending on medical research and the very promising outlook for immunotherapy, “redirecting all that Mars money” would be a very shortsighted means of funding medical …