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Mars or Bust?

Mars or Bust?

In a recent editorial(1), Robert Roy Britt of Space.com(2) warns that the Moon-to-Mars program announced by President Bush could be doomed before it's begun. According to Britt, "NASA plans to spend most of the [$866 million budget] increase on existing human spaceflight programs." Spending money on shuttle fixes and the International Space Station is necessary, but to reach Mars Britt says, "a tremendous public relations effort is needed to sell it to the American people and, especially, to Congress." Read more Space.com(3).

1. http://www.space.com/news/commentary_vision_040429.html
2. http://www.space.com/
3. http://www.space.com/news/commentary_vision_040429.html

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