Money for nothing and the chips are free ..... that is the space gamble at the top of the tree
If the cost to benefits equation was on the side of being real advantageous, would not a phormer wannabe world leading power, like what UKGBNI is, not be an active space rocket launching executive nation, rather than occasional pirate provider of private ballast and paying passengers?
If existing burgeoning debt and constant deficit are that which be used to excuse pioneering participation, how come NASA and complicit partners still exist and seemingly prosper?
Some might be starting to think that be their evolved raison d'etre in existing, .... to generate funding and prosperity, which is a nice trick and a certain kind of magic deed, indeed.
Clock some interesting figures here ........ http://www.nationaldebtclocks.org ..... which speak volumes for themselves, and make a complete mockery of austere politics peddling pure bollocks.
And a question to ask oneself is ....... To whom is debt owed and why is it paid if ever increasing with more borrowings added for requirements and retirements?