Plan for Space Colonization
Make a JFK style pledge that by 2023 we will have Human Bases on the Moon and Mars. Acomplish this by Mars Direct or similer mission designs
Fund bigger and more powerful missions to the Outerplanets. with KW size nuclear reactors (allowing for data transmition 1,000s times present capacities)
Begine mining asteroids by attaching NTR stages to icerich Asteroids capturing them and crashing them into a romote deseart for mining.