Tag Archives: Vision for Space Exploration

A Return to the Moon by 2020?


Yesterday, a candidate for the Republican nomination as president, Newt Gingrich, gave a speech on space policy in Florida. “By the end of my second term, we will have the first permanent base on the moon, and it will be … Continue reading

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Whither the “Vision for Space Exploration” after Six Years?


It might not be the nice round number that we are used to commemorating but today, January 14, 2010, marks the sixth anniversary of the announcement of the “Vision for Space Exploration.” Six years ago this morning President George W. … Continue reading

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