Obama Addresses NASA On His Revisions

President Obama says the U.S. space program is not a luxury, but a necessity for the nation. The President this afternoon visited the launch pads where U.S. space voyages begin and tried to reassure workers that America’s space adventures will continue—despite the coming end of space shuttle flights.

President Barack Obama waves hello as he exits of Air Force One“I’m proposing a $40 million initiative led by a high-level team from the White House, NASA and other agencies to develop a plan for regional economic growth and job creation. And I expect this plan to reach my desk by August 15th.”

Obama says he is “100 percent committed” to NASA and its future. Obama says NASA is not even close to its final days.