Space.comSpaceflightHuman Spaceflight Poll: Obama or Romney - Which Choice Is Best for US Space Exploration? By SPACE.com Staff | October 3, 2012 10:48am ET MORE Election 2012: Obama or Romney - Who is the best choice to lead future U.S. space exploration? Barack Obama: His space vision will send astronauts where none have gone before - asteroids and Mars. Mitt Romney: His plan to review NASA's projects is the reboot the U.S. needs. Unsure: We'll wait and see what the candidates really plan for U.S. spaceflight. Neither: The U.S. has lost its status as world leader in spaceflight for good.