Save the Space Shuttles! But How to Pay?

NASA has been operating for the last five years on a deadline -- orders from the White House to retire the space shuttle fleet by 2010 and return to the business of exploring, using ships from its new Constellation program to set up a base on the moon, then eventually go on to Mars and beyond. That plan is taking a big hit today. A commission chaired by former Lockheed Martin CEO Norman Augustine, asked by President Obama to lay out the future of NASA's human space program, honed its vision...Full Story
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