Review finds NASA ill-equipped for human mission to Mars

Posted: June 5, 2014 at 6:04 a.m.

A sweeping review of NASA's human spaceflight program has concluded that the agency has an unsustainable and unsafe strategy that will prevent the U.S. from achieving a human landing on Mars in the foreseeable future.

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