This is a T5 talk presented to SpaceUp LA on August 18th, 2012. T5 talks comprise 20 slides, advancing every 15 seconds, for a total of 5 minutes.
For further discussion on how little we spend on planetary science, see the blog post: Curiosity Comes Cheap.
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