Are we really going back to the Moon? To Mars? With Space-X, Virgin Galactic, and Blue Origin there is way more going on with humans in space today than in the heyday of Apollo and the Space Shuttle. We will look at the goals, challenges, and progress (or lack thereof) of NASA and private companies so we can understand where we are headed, and why.
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