posted on Jul, 29 2004 @ 03:41 PM
NASA issued this week a Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) focused on what's needed in human and robotic technology to put into high gear any Moon,
Mars, and beyond space exploration.
As part of a sweeping roster of needs, NASA is asking for proposals in the fields of artificial gravity, inflatable structures, as well as
On January 14 of this year U.S. President George W. Bush carved out a new vision for NASA to:
Implement a sustained and affordable human and robotic program to explore the solar system and beyond;
Extend human presence across the solar system, starting with a human return to the Moon by the year 2020, in preparation for human exploration of Mars
and other destinations;
Develop the innovative technology, knowledge, and infrastructures both to explore and to support decisions about the destinations for human
Promote international and commercial participation in exploration to further U.S. scientific, security, and economic interests.
[edit on 29-7-2004 by MarkLuitzen]