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Why can we not go further in space?
Question Date: 2006-01-20
Answer 1:

The short answer is "Politics". We have the resourcesto explore the Solar System at present. We have thetechnology. However, space exploration is veryexpensive, and even with the expense, it is quitedangerous. Since the Apollo program, politicians havenot been willing to give NASA the money (and thedirective) needed to send people even back to theMoon, and we never sent anybody farther than the Moon.

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