Fifty years later, the finish line is still the moon for NASA

Tuesday, July 29, 2008

It's the 50th anniversary of a great proxy battle fought in outer space. In 1958, President Eisenhower created NASA so the United States could compete with the USSR in space technology. Today, there’s a new space race on — between China and America. The finish line, 50 years later, is still the moon.

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Sitara Nieves

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