“We are making this film to help push the people of the world and the decision makers that govern them to look up at the stars instead of at our feet.”
This weekend, millions of people across the U.S. will sit in front of their TVs to eagerly watch two professional football teams fight over the title of Super Bowl XLIX champions. But how many people will be thinking about another fight that’s going on – the fight for funding to take our nation’s space program – and the future of humanity – boldly into the “final frontier?”
Most definitely not nearly as many, and that’s sad.
Fight for Space, a project by documentary filmmaker Paul Hildebrandt, is attempting to change that by bringing awareness of the challenges faced by NASA – both past and present – to our representatives in Congress, citizens of our country, and people around the world. In the works since 2012, the film is nearing completion – but it still needs help.
Today, NASA is promoting a “Journey to Mars”. They have nice graphics, and their PR team is doing a great job telling everyone how Orion is going to get to Mars in the ...