He said better interaction with the Muslim world would ultimately advance space travel. […] The NASA administrator was in the Middle East last month marking the one-year anniversary since Obama delivered an address to Muslim nations in Cairo. Bolden spoke in June at the American University in Cairo — in his interview with Al Jazeera, he described space travel as an international collaboration of which Muslim nations must be a part.
NASA’s Charles Bolden:
Why bother with space when they’re
Muslims here on earth worth exploring?
This is what NASA, the last bastion of common sense and hardened reasoning in a government run program,… has come to. Looking to the Muslim world for something that just isn’t there, the kind of science based on European/Western learning, that dares to be sceptical and seek the truth for truth’s sake, not on allah’s good will. KGS