Why the End of the Space Shuttle Will Hurt Workers

End of the Space Shuttle
End of the Space Shuttle

When it began, it inspired a young president to dream of putting a man on the moon by the end of the 1960s. And now, we are all waking up, because that dream is over.

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) agency, formed in 1958, saw its final space shuttle launch on July 8, bringing an end for now to NASA's mission of sending people into outer space. There's simply no more need for the space plane program started in the 1970s.