A Little NASA Humor

The website The Onion had maybe a bit too pointed article on Thursday 25 August 2016: “NASA Discovers Distant Planet Located Outside Funding Capabilities.”

This is just a friendly reminder that space exploration can be expensive. Every one of our great national accomplishments comes with a price tag. Engineers do need to eat and pay mortgages. Precious metals, composite materials, and other wonders of 21st century materials science have costs.