[ExI] future fizzle

Harvey Newstrom mail at HarveyNewstrom.com
Sat May 30 23:52:46 UTC 2009

From: "Dave Sill" <sparge at gmail.com> wrote,
> We stopped planning for a manned Mars mission when we realized we
> could accomplish a lot more for the same cost with unmanned missions.
> They're not as sexy as manned missions, but they're a lot smarter.

Actually, it was the reverse.  The manned missions were cancelled due to 
budget cuts.  The cheaper unmanned missions were developed later based on 
limited funds.

Harvey Newstrom <www.HarveyNewstrom.com>

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