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A Look Into the Future: Are We Ready?
Some have called it a ``science project'' and have little faith in the outcome. Others worry the United States is too late, or has too little commitment to it. Others believe there is still time, but that the United States must proceed with a sense of urgency. And, others say it must succeed, because it's all the United States has. ``If we don't do this,'' says Ron Swanda, senior vice president of operations for GAMA, ``in 2025, we will probably be able to watch men walk on Mars, but we probably won't be able to fly to Chicago.''