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Bush Makes Case for Moon, Mars Missions

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Bush Makes Case for Moon, Mars Missions

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Bush Makes Case for Moon, Mars Missions

Bush Makes Case for Moon, Mars Missions

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President Bush tells a cheering crowd at NASA headquarters that he would revitalize the agency's mission with a commitment to return to the moon. The president's plan calls for retiring the space shuttle and establishing a moon base by 2020 that would serve as a launching pad for a mission to Mars. Hear NPR's Don Gonyea.

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