New Ways To The Moon

Behind Moon Travel Goal, Big Talk and Little Money, NY Times

"Forty years after it first landed men on the Moon, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration has little chance of repeating that accomplishment by the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11. Five years after NASA was given a goal of returning to the Moon by 2020, the agency is arriving at an uncomfortable realization -- that the American human spaceflight program might not accomplish anything new anytime soon. "Unless the president is willing to step up and take a bold step like President Kennedy did, the manned spaceflight program is going to go in the ditch," said Senator Bill Nelson, Democrat of Florida."

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