Sources: Obama Wants to Cancel Moon Program, Spend $6 Billion on Commercial Space

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Obama officials: Ares dead and $6bn destined for commercial rockets
Orlando Sentinel

Administration officials and a former astronaut on Wednesday called  President Barack Obama’s plans for NASA “exciting” and “bold”, saying that he was replacing a failed moon program with a new $6 billion project to develop commercial rockets capable of taking astronauts into orbit.

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