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Jim Burns on the Space Program and the Post Office

Written by Jim Burns

A few years ago, I was extremely disappointed to see that the government’s participation in space-related ventures was being phased out. I wondered how they could be so short-sighted. Then someone explained to me that the government simply wanted to move the space program ahead into its next natural phase of development. They knew that space exploration would never reach its maximum potential until it moved up to the private sector. What was needed was for private enterprise to work its magic. Only then would the development of space begin in earnest. Let evolution work.

Now, let’s talk about the Post Office.
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