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Web Date: April 16, 2010

Going Beyond The Moon

Space Policy: President Obama provides details of his plan for the future of human space exploration
Department: Government & Policy
Keywords: NASA, Obama

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration must focus its efforts on developing new technology needed to carry humans into space rather than on a specific destination, President Barack Obama said in an April 15 speech at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. His remarks were the first covering his new plan for the agency's human space exploration program.

"Fifty years after the creation of NASA, our goal is no longer just a destination . . .

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