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January 17, 2004

Russia Eyes New Goals In Space

The Russians want in on President Bush's plan to go to the moon and Mars over the next 25 years. In fact, they might just go themselves. "Even though our space engineers lacked money to build new hardware, they have done a lot of prospective design work," said Russian Space Agency spokesman Vyacheslav Mikhailichenko. "We have preserved and developed our scientific potential." Russian aerospace firms hope they can bring that sort of forward thinking to the table as NASA figures out what sorts of vehicles it will need to get to the moon and stay there, much less the space vehicles it needs to allow humans to explore Mars.

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