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Fraser
2008-Feb-14, 05:20 PM
Itís been called a white elephant, an orbital turkey, a money pit, and an expensive erector set. Seemingly, even many people at NASA think building it was a mistake. The International Space Station has been plagued with repeated delays, cost overruns, and bad press. Additionally, the ISS has never really caught the [...]

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Paradox244
2008-Feb-14, 05:52 PM
Number four really caught my eye. Is there some way to determine when it will be visible over my city?

Noclevername
2008-Feb-14, 06:16 PM
And any and all of those "reasons" could be applied to any other design of space station we could have built. They're not ISS-specific for any reason except that's what we're stuck with right now.

Still, it's better than nothing.

kjargirl
2008-Feb-14, 07:24 PM
Paradox 244-

There are two links right in the article to follow to find out how to see the space station in your location.

Paradox244
2008-Feb-14, 08:28 PM
Thanks. I'd love to show my family.

KaiYeves
2008-Feb-14, 09:38 PM
Kai's reason #11-
We were both born in the same decade, and we're both still growing!

Ronald Brak
2008-Feb-14, 11:51 PM
And it, um, um, err... It has a nice colour scheme.

KaiYeves
2008-Feb-15, 08:34 PM
To the tune of Parents Just Don't Understand:

FIRST SINGER:
Peace out.
SECOND SINGER:
We heart I-S-S
Double that.
FIRST
Peace out.
SECOND
You know all those adults don't understand that really awesome place
They sayin' NASA is making a mistake
But all of us are here to confess
There's no need to argue, we heart ISS
FIRST
Yeah, yeah
Heart ISS
Oh, oh, if you feel it
feel it, feel it, feel it

Disinfo Agent
2008-Feb-15, 08:44 PM
Nice article, Fraser.

korjik
2008-Feb-17, 08:04 AM
too bad it is killing NASA tho.