This artist's rendering shows the $2.3 billion Mars Science Lander, named Curiosity, planned for a trip to the planet in 2011.
This artist's rendering shows the $2.3 billion Mars Science Lander, named Curiosity, planned for a trip to the planet in 2011. NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory/MCT
This artist's rendering shows the $2.3 billion Mars Science Lander, named Curiosity, planned for a trip to the planet in 2011. NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory/MCT

Money woes likely to hobble NASA's planned moon mission

September 03, 2009 04:35 PM

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