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NASA's 2015 budget plan maintains Mars landing plans

Sharon Gaudin | March 5, 2014
NASA's $17.5 billion proposed fiscal 2015 budget would maintain the U.S. space agency's plan to send humans to Mars by 2030, to study near-Earth asteroids and to send astronauts to the International Space Station.

The 2015 budget plan would also fund work on the James Webb Space Telescope, now scheduled for launch in 2018 as a successor to Hubble and Kepler. The budget would also continue funding development of a heavy-lift rocket to launch spacecraft into deep space.

 

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