Vote Now! Best Space Stories of the Week - April 14, 2013

Moon Base Over Asteroid? Lawmakers Push for Lunar Landing by 2022

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While NASA's proposed budget for next year affirms its goal of sending astronauts to an asteroid, some members of Congress are pushing for the agency to put bootprints on the moon again by 2022. [Full Story]

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NASA's Mars-Bound Mega Rocket on Track for 2017 Test Launch

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NASA's Space Launch System (SLS), a heavy-lift rocket designed to take humans to Mars, is ahead of schedule and on budget, its contractor says. [Full Story]

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