Half the fun of the old science kits was learning not to becoming a Darwin award winner. With all the coddling and protectiveness in the world today what kid is going to learn not to mix calcium carbide and water in a balloon and let it float over a kitchen table with lit candles? That is outside play!
If it is an Indian nuclear satellite the yes nuke it!
It is the only government agency who's main drive for its survival of the organization is fear. Once people have nothing to fear then the agency becomes obsolete.
Seriously I deal daily with people who have MBA and have trouble opening doors! The ability to think out a simple process is underrated. Just about any thing which teaches people basic principals or processes is a great start.