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Independent Filmmaker Wants to Kickstart America’s Space Program

20 Jul 2012, 20:33 UTC
Independent Filmmaker Wants to Kickstart America’s Space Program
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“If Kennedy said ‘we will go to the Moon…some time before the century ends,’ what is… what is that? That’s not ambition.” – Neil deGrasse Tyson, Fight for SpaceHere we are on the 43rd anniversary of the Apollo Moon landing, with no more shuttles flying, slashed space program budgets and no real targeted plan to get people off this world and onto another. American students score abysmally in science and math, and the general public thinks NASA is dead. What happened to America’s drive? What happened to the nation’s sense of wonder, its devotion to science, engineering, education and its man-on-the-Moon motivation?Film producer Paul Hildebrandt wants to find out. But he needs your help. (...)Read the rest of Independent Filmmaker Wants to Kickstart America’s Space Program (319 words)© Jason Major for Universe Today, 2012. | Permalink | No comment | Post tags: america, Apollo, Fight For Space, Hildebrandt, kickstarter, NASA, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Science, Space Exploration Feed enhanced by Better Feed from Ozh

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