What a shame. The U.S. has always had a great working relationship with the Dutch.
NASA has worked very well with the Dutch on space programs and, the exchange has always been beneficial for both countries. This President did not have the confidence of NASA from the beginning because of his vocal campaign regarding downsizing and cutting back of the space program. This move sounds very much like his administration. Very unfortunate. I am sure the American voters will make a decision next election regarding our current leadership and, whether his performance is indicative of the views of our country. Thank you Sarah Palin for bringing these issues to the American people for evaluation! Joan D. Towles