Politics & Government

August 18, 2008

Is Obama reversing course again, this time on space?

Barack Obama called Sunday for astronauts to be sent to the moon by 2020 and then possibly to Mars, once again reversing his earlier stance in favor of scaling back the space program. The soon-to-be Democratic nominee's new space plan includes adding a shuttle mission after its planned retirement in 2010 and reestablishing the National Aeronautics and Space Council.

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