Pioneers blast new US space plan

First and last astronauts to walk on the moon say Obama's vision is a mission to nowhere.

    " /> " allowfullscreen="true">

    The first and last men to walk on the moon have labelled the new space programme introduced by Barack Obama, the US president, a mission to nowhere.

    Obama had announced plans to cancel Nasa's Constellation programme, which will end US plans for future exploration of the moon.

    Instead, the focus will shift to building a space craft that can take astronauts to Mars.

    But that is a vision not shared by some pioneers of the US space programme.

    Al Jazeera's Rosiland Jordan reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Why Jerusalem is not the capital of Israel

    Why Jerusalem is not the capital of Israel

    No country in the world recognises Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

    Inside the world of Chinese bitcoin mining

    Inside the world of Chinese bitcoin mining

    China is one of the main exchange markets and hosts some of the biggest bitcoin 'mining pools' in the world.

    Africa is not poor, we are stealing its wealth

    Africa is not poor, we are stealing its wealth

    It's time to change the way we talk and think about Africa.