Saturday Night Live: Gravity, NASA, and the government shutdown

SNL Takes on NASA, Gravity, and Congress

SNL Takes on NASA, Gravity, and Congress

Bad Astronomy
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Oct. 15 2013 10:45 AM

The Gravity of the Shutdown

SNL skit about NASA
Lost in Space

Photo by NBC, from the video

What happens when an unstoppable force (like, say, "Gravity") meets an immovable object (like, say, Congress)?

Yeah, pretty much this:

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I laughed, but like all good satire, the undertone is raw — and painful — truth.