Congressional "Operation Offset" Targets NASA Moon Plans

2005 Summary and Explanation of Offsets - "Operation Offset", Republican Study Committee (PDF)

Page 8: "Cancel NASA's New Moon/Mars Initiative - In 2004, the President announced a new initiative to explore the Moon and Mars with the goal of returning humans to the Moon by 2020. NASA currently intends to use the savings from phasing out the space shuttle in 2012 to fund this program. Savings: $44 billion over ten years ($11.5 billion over five years)"

Lawmakers Prepare Plans to Finance Storm Relief, NY Times

"The list also proposed eliminating the Moon-Mars initiative that NASA announced on Monday ..."

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