This Week at NASA: The Journey to Mars and More

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This Week at NASA: The Journey to Mars and More.

During an Oct. 28 keynote speech at the Center for American Progress, in Washington, NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden spoke about the advancement made on the journey to Mars and what lies ahead for future administrations and policy makers.

NASA's recently released report "Journey to Mars: Pioneering Next Steps in Space Exploration," outlines its plan to reach Mars in phases - with technology demonstrations and research aboard the International Space Station, followed by hardware and procedure development in the proving ground around the moon, before sending humans to the Red Planet. Also, Space station spacewalk, Another record in space for Kelly, Mars Landing Sites/ Exploration Zones Workshop, Cassini's "deep dive" flyby and more.

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