McCain Shows Support For NASA, Blasts Barack Obama

August 19, 2008

Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama came out over the weekend and voiced his support for NASA.  This has been followed up by Republican presidential candidate John McCain, who also voiced NASA support,  but attacked Obama while doing it......Washington (ChattahBox) – Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama came out over the weekend and voiced his support for NASA. This has been followed up by Republican presidential candidate John McCain, who also voiced NASA support, but attacked Obama while doing it..

Barack Obama spoke in Florida last week, stating that he will add new funding to NASA.

Obama stated he wants the U.S. to be the international leader in space exploration.

He has goals to get astronauts back on the Moon by 2020, and eventually on Mars and other planets.

John McCain has fired back, stating that in the past Obama proposed to cut the NASA budget, accusing Obama of flipping.

McCain made it clear that he knows the benefits to space exploration,a nd that he is in full support of that.


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