Presidential Remarks on Human Space Flight


AIR DATE: Thursday, April 15, 2010
OVERVIEW:

President Obama spoke about the future of the U.S. space program. In his remarks he explained his decision to eliminate plans for a new manned moon mission, and called for a restructuring of space exploration programs. He said that his program would include a manned mission to an asteroid and eventual manned mission to Mars. He also proposed expanded funding to develop Florida's Space Coast as a hub of technological and business innovation.

KEYWORDS: Science & Technology, Science & Technology, Space, NASA, Astronauts