Monday, April 7, 2008

The Next Giant Leap For Mankind

The Next Giant Leap For Mankind, 60 Minutes Reports On NASA's Plans To Return Men To The Moon In Preparation For A Manned Flight To Mars - CBS News

NASA is serious, very serious, about launching the most difficult mission ever attempted by the human race - putting an astronaut on Mars. The voyage will cover hundreds of millions of miles and take two-and-a-half years roundtrip. It sounds like science fiction.

To make it scientific fact, the United States needs to first flex its deep space muscles again on familiar terrain - the moon.