Since the Apollo era of the 60s, NASA’s budget has been steadily shrinking. And our national fascination with space has been declining along with it. Neil deGrasse Tyson wants to turn things around. As does Bill Nye. As does astronaut Leroy Chiao. As does Paul Hildebrandt.
Hildebrandt is the director of a proposed documentary: Fight for Space, a feature-length film exploring the future of the space program. Proposed on Kickstarter, the project - with 22 days left - is less than $10,000 away from its $65,000 funding goal. It has, so far, more than 1,400 funders.