NASA To Honor Dead Egyptian Bimbo, Not Once Did NASA Honor One 9/11 Victim!

What is with this government?  Every day there is another slur on American Culture, American Values. This time the agency is NASA.  Instead of naming a new rocket after an American Hero or a victim of the 9/11 attacks, they have decided to name the rocket after an Egyptian Whore Bimbo Woman killed in the riots.

The United States space agency NASA has okayed the naming of one of its spaceships after a young Egyptian woman killed in late January during an anti-goverment protest, according to Egyptian daily Al-Masry-al-Youm.

The paper quoted Essam Mohamed Haji, a young researcher at NASA as saying on Thursday he had received approval to put the young woman Sally Zahran’s name on a spaceship heading for Mars.

Zahran, a 23 English graduated and translator died after she was beaten about the head on 28 January with a truncheons during clashes with security forces in in the Upper Egyptian governorate of Sohag. Anti-government protesters claim her killers were thugs in the pay of police.

“This is the least we could provide to Egyptian youth and revolutionaries. This step represents transferring the dreams of Egyptian youth from a small stretch of earth to the enormous expanse of space,” said Haji was cited as telling Al-Masri Al-Youm by phone from California.

Egypt on Thursday entered it 17th day of unrest, with many thousands of people taking to the streets in the capital, Cairo and filling its central Tahrir Square.

Doctors, bus drivers, lawyers and textile workers were on strike in Cairo on Thursday, with trade unions reporting walkouts and protests across the country.

The protesters have vowed to keep up their revolt against authoritarian president Hosni Mubarak, who they want to leave office immediately.

Around 300 people have been killed in clashes with security forces and over 1,400 have been injured since the unrest began on 25 January against Mubarak, who took power in 1981 and whom they blame for widespread poverty, corruption and police brutality.

Mubarak, a staunch ally of the west, has said he will not run for another presidential term in elections due in September, but the anti-government protesters want more rapid political and economic change.

He has come under increasing pressure from the US to speed the transition to democracy. CIA director Leon Panetta, in testimony before an intelligence committee of the US legislature on Thursday said there was “a strong likelihood that Mubarak will step down this evening.”

State television interrupted all programming to present a message from the high council of the Egyptian armed forces that promised to to take “necessary measures to protect the nation,” the military also said it would “support the legitimate demands of the people” and remain in “continuous session”.

How nice.  We are learning to be Dhimmis very fast.  Next it will be like Great Britain with Halal only meats sold in stores, blasphemy laws stifling free speech against Islam, then forced conversions.

Here is a strange idea for NASA.  How about these men and women to name the rocket for:

Apollo 1

Crew of Apollo 1
Virgil “Gus” Ivan Grissom, Lieutenant Colonel, USAF
Edward Higgins White, II, Lieutenant Colonel, USAF
Roger Bruce Chaffee, Lieutenant Commander, USN

Space Shuttle Challenger

Crew of Challenger
(front row) Michael J. Smith, Dick Scobee, Ronald McNair;
(back row) Ellison Onizuka, Christa McAuliffe, Gregory Jarvis, Judith Resnik.

Space Shuttle Columbia

Crew of the Columbia

If NASA wants to honor a foreign hero they could honor Ilan Ramon (Israel) who died on the Columbia.

Or NASA could honor the 2,998 victims of 9/11.  They could put all the names in a box and pull out one.

Some of the victims of 9/11

If you find this appalling what NASA is doing you can contact them here.

If they will not listen to the AMERICAN TAXPAYER, you should contact your Congressional Representative or Senator.

NASA is funded only by the American Taxpayer.  It should be the American Taxpayer who has the final say on the naming of our spacecrafts.

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  • Obama treats NASA as his personal lackeys. Apparently they are beholden to him and not to us.

  • This government is more about honoring foreigners than its own citizens.

    I am so disgusted!

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  • What did anyone expect after Obama told NASA to bring the Muslim’s into business with them.

  • Is an Egyptian protester worthy of being honored by the American space program? Only in the mind of our disgraceful anti-American ‘president’.

  • Adelia Ramey

    IMHO your statements calling for prioritization to honor Americans is right on in all ways but one. No human being should be denigrated to further an alternative outcome/idea in a debate. Calling this young woman names is no way to show you are right in this argument. Indeed names are applied with no backup of proof. It is by nature bad for the very valid idea you are trying to promote….Americans should be proud of our country.

  • Walter Armbrust

    Amazing how information gets garbled. This is an old thread that I stumbled on while looking for something else, but I can’t resist pointing out the the whole issue of a NASA rocket being named after Sally Zahran is based on error. The original story that everyone quotes is here: The Arabic version of the story is here: If you click on the image in the Arabic version of the story you’ll see that what it’s claiming is that the NASA researcher (who may well be an American citizen of Egyptian origin, assuming he really exists) was requesting to have her name inscribed on a microchip carried on the rocket — along with many others presumably. If there’s any truth to the story (and there might not be), then one suspects that the name-on-a-microchip is a service for sale, i.e. a way for NASA to make a bit of extra cash. More likely the whole thing is just made up. As one amateur NASA watcher’s website put it (less xenophobically than most of the people who post on this website), “it does speak to what people think of NASA around the world – i.e. that being associated with it – and its missions – is something special.”