Today NASA was set to launch men into space for the first time in a decade. I couldn’t have been more excited than if my favorite team was going to the Super Bowl and had the live feed playing in my office.... See, I grew up in the sixties. All us kids were completely engrossed in astronauts, rockets and space exploration. Today was a big deal to me. Most of the folks in my office are almost half my age. Each time someone came in my office I was met with a “so what” attitude. As this culminated over the afternoon I began being lectured on my obsession. Mostly it went like, “why are we wasting all this money to do what we have already done when we have so many problems here, yadda, yadda”...... So I am somewhat taken back and want to ask. Is this the prevailing attitude among younger folks? Space exploration, brave men and women atop thousands of gallons of fuel prepared to be launched into space is a blasé thing now? Does exploration of the unknown not give you a primal adrenaline rush?