On the Defensive, President Obama Pledges Commitment to NASA, Space Exploration

President Obama defended his plans for the NASA space exploration program today, saying, "I am 100 percent committed to the mission of NASA and its future." He addressed a crowd of a couple of hundred astronauts, engineers and members of the NASA community at the Kennedy Space Center near Cape Canaveral, Fla. The Obama administration has articulated a new direction for NASA that includes more investment in commercial space transportation, and research and development that ultimately will lead...Full Story
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