Trump to start process of sending Americans back to moon - White House


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  • Monday, 11 Dec 2017

FILE PHOTO: Tourists take pictures of a NASA sign at the Kennedy Space Center visitors complex in Cape Canaveral, Florida April 14, 2010. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday will sign a directive aimed at sending Americans back to the moon and eventually to Mars, the White House said.

Trump will sign "Space Policy Directive 1" that orders NASA "to lead an innovative space exploration programme to send American astronauts back to the Moon, and eventually Mars," spokesman Hogan Gidley said.

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