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Re: SETI public: Presidential Election
At 09:00 PM 11/22/99 CST, Sean C. wrote:
>Maybe we can get someone in their who
>will help get SETI a reasonable budget.
HRMS, the late NASA SETI program, was cancelled by congress. The president
has very little input on such deicision. Nevertheless, a pro-SETI
president can exert lhat little influence he or she yields. I no of no
presidential candidate who has issued a position paper on SETI -- frankly,
it would probably be politically unwise to take a stand on controversial
(and expensive) science.
H. Paul Shuch, Ph.D., CFII, FBIS
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