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2010-Feb-18, 01:30 PM
Astronauts on the International Space Station took questions Wednesday from President Barack Obama and a group of children. The astronauts eloquently explained the the science and benefits of the ISS, and discussed if artificial gravity could be developed, their thoughts and feelings about being in space, and what they could see from space. [...]

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2010-Feb-19, 05:21 PM
"This is really exciting," said Obama. "We're investing back here on the ground in a whole array of solar and other renewable energy projects. So to find out you're doing this up there at the space station is very exciting."

Okay, that was the straw.

"What about the moon, commander? You ended my profession." Is what the Mission Commander should have said.