I buy generic groceries to save $8 so Uncle Sam can throw it at stuff like this.
That, and I also avoid driving my SUV anywhere if at all possible to save gasoline to fuel the rockets.
Makes me yack.
NASA just wants to show us what we shouldn't do with money.
Just imagine a bank with 300 dollars of cash inside. NASA is going to send that bank into space and blow it up. It will appear as a small spark in the sky.
When America has 7.4 trillion dollars of debt, we should be using cheaper fireworks. Don't you think!?
If you are against wasting of money, then join CAGW (Citizens Against Government Waste): www.cagw.org.