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NASA is celebrating 50 years since the Apollo 11 moon landing; and Mike Pence, and Buzz Aldrin discuss the past, present and future of space exploration.
Former astronaut Buzz Aldrin — the second man on the moon — is predicted that as President He’s “Artemis” program that would take decades of progress, such as the United States of america, the Apollo program, that launched him into space.
“In the five decades of the[‘s legacy] are going all the way out in the Apollo 1 up to and including the successful landing, on the Apollo 17 … and now we’re going to start the next decade of the Centre,” he said in a joint interview with the Vice-President, and Mike Pence.
In the interview, which was aired on Saturday’s “America’s News HQ,” as the nation celebrated the 50th anniversary of Aldrin, and Neil Armstrong, the first moon landing of the Apollo 11 mission.
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After Armstrong and Aldrin set foot on the Moon on 20 July 1969, in just 10 NASA astronauts to follow in their footsteps by walking on the surface of the moon. The most recent human being to set foot on the Moon, Apollo 17 astronaut, Eugene Cernan, on Dec. 14, 1972.
Pence on Saturday, announced that the Orion space capsule was ready to take astronauts to the moon as part of the Artemis program. “The Orion crew capsule, the Artemis mission has been completed and is ready to start preparations for its first mission,” he said.
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During the interview with Aldrin, Pence expressed confidence that He would follow through with the program, in spite of his stated frustration with NASA’s decision to use the moon as a starting point to get to Mars. The president, instead, wanted the agency to focus on going to Mars.
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“We will be in the Oval Office, the President’s Home was not at all convinced that we need to go to the moon for the first time, and not just go straight to Mars,” and Fox News’ Kristin Visser told him. “Are you sure that the President’s Advantage, though, is on the board of directors, this plan of attack?”
Pence laughed off the question, telling Fisher: “you bet, 100 percent of the time.” He reported that while Trump was “anxious” to get Americans on Mars, as the government has understood the importance of traveling to the moon to develop the technologies that will be needed for the long journey to the red planet.
Fox News’ James Rogers contributed to this report.