Illinois Company Among Hundreds Supporting NASA Mission to Mars

May 26, 2017 12:20 AM
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A budget proposal by the Trump administration in March outlines a commitment to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) effort to send astronauts to Mars. About $3.7 billion is earmarked for development of the Space Launch System and the Orion capsule, crucial parts of NASA's effort to send humans deeper into space. VOA's Kane Farabaugh explores the effort of contractors working on the project, united by the commitment to "boldly go" further into the final frontier.