Space & Astronomy
Apollo 11 astronauts call for mission to Mars
By T.K. Randall
July 20, 2009 · 17 comments
Image Credit: NASA
40 years on from the first historic mission to the Moon the Apollo 11 astronauts have made a rare joint appearance in an effort to reignite interest in manned space flight, calling for the US to launch manned missions to Mars and beyond.
The heroes of America's moon landing last night called for the US to launch a mission to Mars and beyond, in a rare joint appearance aimed at reigniting interest in costly and risky manned space flight."
Source: Guardian Unlimited
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