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4 years 7 months ago

Ditching moon mission could cost Colorado

President Obama has scrapped NASA's $100 billion plan to return astronauts to the moon. Around $9 billion has already been spent on the Constellation Project, much of it through aerospace companies whose research and development branches are based in Colorado. The Orion Crew Vehicle, a modern day equivalent...

5 years 1 week ago

NASA's moon mission grounded by Obama panel

A White House panel of independent space experts says NASA's return-to-the-moon plan just won't fly. The problem is money. The expert panel estimates it would cost about $3 billion a year beyond NASA's current budget. The plan to revisit the moon by 2020 was proposed five years ago by then-President...

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