More disinformation from the Republicans. Love the ability to check facts on the internet. Still it is amazing how many people buy into the propaganda.
Let's be clear about who actually cancelled the Shuttle program. See details at:
That Rick Perry is "all hat and no cattle".
Bottom line is there will be new space craft to come, but the US will be paying other countries for a ride into space for another 5 years. And, young people will not grow up with an astronaut program to inspire them like previous generations.