US pays Russia $3.9 billion $ to get to the International Space Station (ISS)…

I still do dream of outer space…

Really makes you wonder, when you read something like this and realize that it is true…

TASS, November 15. The US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has purchased $3.9-billion worth of seats from Russia to transport its astronauts to and from the International Space Station (ISS) since July 2011, says NASA Inspector General Paul Martin’s report published on NASA official website on Thursday.

Source: US pays Russia $3.9 billion for ferrying astronauts to ISS – TASS

It is situations like this that make you realize that in Russia, the space program is still in children’s dreams. But, in the US, dreams of space are few and far between…

WtR

kKEETON @ Windows to Russia…

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