A Disaster For Nasa Or A Blessing?

Once, the name NASA was synonymous with success. The agency's pioneering spacecraft landed men on the moon, searched for life in the red Martian soil, and even ventured beyond the solar system. But in trying to make the next giant leap for mankind, the National Aeronautics & Space Administration has stumbled badly. Since 1984, it has wrapped its future around a controversial proposal to put a station in space, where astronauts would fashion new materials, probe the mysteries of human biology, and launch a wave of manned missions to the moon and Mars.

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