Reply to post: Re: How many Shuttles could have been kept operative..

Hubble 'scope camera breaks down amid US govt shutdown, forcing boffins to fix it for free

John Brown (no body) Silver badge

Re: How many Shuttles could have been kept operative..

"The US government's own budget office estimates that the cost would be $24m/mile for the cheapest possible option, "

My mate is a bricky and reckons he could do it for half that, including the import of London Clay Bricks, and probably in half the time. He quite fancies getting his own personal jet plane out of the a small part of the profits. Considering that Trump was supposed to be in the construction business and should know all about this sort of thing, even my bricky friend things the suck through the teeth estimate is a bit over the top.

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