The House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology thinks NASA’s Journey to Mars initiative is lost in Space. “This is a misguided mission without a mission, without a launch date and without ties to exploration goals. It’s just a time-wasting distraction,” said committee chair Rep. Lamar Smith (R, TX-21) in hearings last week.
“Congressional committee says NASA’s Mars mission is in critical need of a plan,” Loren Grush, The Verge
“Congress Scolds NASA, Underscoring How Far We Are From Mars,” Dianna Wray, Houston Press
“Life on Mars,” Sheyna Gifford, Aeon
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