'Recent failures are a strong blow to our competitiveness. 'It does not mean that something fatal has happened, it means that we need to carry out a detailed review and punish those guilty.'
'I am not suggesting putting them up against the wall like under Stalin, but seriously punish either financially or, if the fault is obvious, it could be a disciplinary or even criminal punishment,.'
You tell me that we have this (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_space_agencies) much people dealing with space exploration and we only have three people in space right now? http://www.howmanypeopleareinspacerightnow.com/