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Stories of Drunk Astronauts Hurts Public Image of NASA

Monday, July 30, 2007

Stories of astronauts taking off while drunk and other recent news stories have dimmed the public image of NASA a bit. Today, 58% of Americans have a favorable opinion of the nation’s space agency. That’s down from 68% a month ago. Thirty-four percent (34%) now have an unfavorable view, up from 25% a month ago. Still, it’s important to note that even with the decline, NASA enjoys a generally positive reputation among the public.


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