Bill Nye: U.S. Risks Losing Its Space Edge -- Richard Galant, CNN
(CNN) -- Years before Bill Nye became the Science Guy, he was a mechanical engineering student at Cornell University, where he took a course with astronomer Carl Sagan.
Sagan, who was instrumental in the planning of NASA missions to other planets and became widely known for his research, writing and public television series, was one of the founders of the Planetary Society. And his student dutifully signed up to become a member.
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My Comment: It's hard to believe it .... but yes ... the US is losing it edge in space.