July 8, 2011
Final NASA shuttle
Reading about NASA’s final shuttle launch today reminds me of Andrew Keys‘ space exploration presentation from TEDxNashville this year. Keys is the Center Chief Technologist at the Marshall Space Flight Center.
Keys explains why we explore. What is the return on an investment in exploration? Is space exploration worth the risk? His talk focuses on the subject of human space exploration and the benefits of not just reaching difficult destinations, but the importance of the “lessons learned” in getting there.
You can follow Atlantis today with the GoAtlantas free app, I plan to. What are your feelings about the final launch today?