Return on Investment
On the date of the last scheduled shuttle launch, I started thinking about return on investment.
NASA’s entire cumulative budget, from 1958 through the present, in dollars (adjusted to 2007 value), has been $843 billion.
Our little adventure in Iraq has cost over $1 trillion.
Which has done more for us as a nation?
Wikipedia page on NASA’s budget
Wikipedia page on Iraq war expenditures.
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