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Panel reports on human spaceflight

Program must have an additional $30 billion over next 10 years to function “in any meaningful way,” committee says

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8:05pm, September 8, 2009

NASA’s program to send astronauts back to the moon and on to Mars won’t get off the ground unless the federal budget for human spaceflight is ramped up by $30 billion over the next 10 years. That’s one of the conclusions of a panel commissioned by President Obama to review U.S. human spaceflight activities. The White House released an executive summary of the committee’s report on September 8.

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