These are not low-end, minimum wage jobs. Many of these are very high end engineering jobs. These are jobs at NASA.
Thanks to Obama's budget- cutting the Constellation Program- and the end of the Shuttle program, thousands of jobs at NASA are gone- or going. Additionally there are a large number of contracting jobs as well as support jobs that are going as well.
This is just the job impact. There is no way to calculate the damage to the economy or to discovery and invention that will take place, now that Obama is ending manned space flight.
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