The Curiosity rover that just landed on Mars has helped rekindle excitement about space exploration. You can even follow the rover on Twitter. But in these times of fiscal austerity, the buzz has also given the hawkish trolls a target to howl at. Why waste perfectly good money sending robots into space when it could be filling Donald Trump's swimming pool?
Well, the recently launched WTFNASA.com gives you the skinny on all sorts of great stuff the space program has done. Everything from developing memory foam to simplifying kidney dialysis to extending the life of your car tires.
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