Question of the Day (03-Jan-17)
The question below contains a paragraph followed by
alternative summaries. Choose the option that best captures the essence
of the paragraph.
The United States has not embarked upon its formidable program of space exploration in order to make or perpetuate a gigantic astronautic boondoggle. There are good reasons, hard reasons for this program. But, in essence, they all boil down to the fact that the program is expected to produce a number of highly valuable payoffs. It not only is expected to do so, it is doing so right now.