Bernard A. Harris, It’s Time to Renew Focus on Space

February 15th, 2010

Bernard Harris

As America struggles to recover from its worst economic crisis since the Great Depression, we are at grave risk of losing our technical edge to increasingly more capable global competitors.

The prosperity we are striving to revive is a product of past commitments to education and investments in science and technology that we have hesitated to renew.

We must expect more from our policymakers, educators and children when it comes to proficiency in science, technology, engineering and mathematics — the “STEM” fields that keep us atop the economic pinnacle.

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