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Can we ride to the moon in 2020?


NASA showcased a full-sized mock up of its Orion Spacecraft on the streets of Washington DC on Monday. Orion is expected to begin carrying humans to the International Space Station in 2015 and to the moon in 2020. Professor Colin Pillinger discusses why we want to get to the moon again.

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