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Jim Bridenstine became NASA administrator in April 2018. He says that before the space agency can send humans to Mars, it has to get them back to the moon. Olivia Falcigno/NPR hide caption

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50 Years After Apollo 11 Moon Landing, NASA Sets Its Sights On Mars

As the world looks back at the Apollo mission, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine looks ahead to the "moon shot" of the modern era: landing a human on Mars.

Huge crowds turn up each week to watch a game of baseball on a woodchip field, where the players wear snowshoes. Mackenzie Martin/WXPR hide caption

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Crowds Gather Each Week In Wisconsin To Watch Their Teams Play Ball — In Snowshoes

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The Bank of England's new 50-pound note will feature mathematician Alan Turing, honoring the code-breaker who helped lay the foundation for computer science. Bank of England hide caption

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Alan Turing, Computing Genius And WWII Hero, To Be On U.K.'s New 50-Pound Note

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Jim Bridenstine became NASA administrator in April 2018. He says that before the space agency can send humans to Mars, it has to get them back to the moon. Olivia Falcigno/NPR hide caption

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50 Years After Apollo 11 Moon Landing, NASA Sets Its Sights On Mars

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A sign at the Miami International Airport shows cancelled flights after American Airlines initially grounded its Boeing 737 Max planes in March. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Airlines Cancel Boeing Max Flights Into November; Holiday Flights Could Be Next

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The Danish company Maersk has been shipping goods around the world since the age of steamships. Now it wants to usher in a new era, with carbon neutral transport. David Hecker/Getty Images hide caption

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Giant Shipper Bets Big On Ending Its Carbon Emissions. Will It Pay Off?

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