For the record
There are a lot of people who want to say that money spent on the US space program is wasted, that it could better be used here to feed the starving whoevers in wherever.
Even though I’m not a big NASA fan any more, the existence of a space program brings good things to us. The 2004 inductees into the Space Technology Hall of Fame can be found here.
And of course, who could forget Space Food Sticks?