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Nasa lays out $28 billion plan to return astronauts to the moon in 2024

The $28 billion would cover the budgetary years of 2021-25

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Nasa revealed its latest plan to return astronauts to the Moon in 2024, and estimated the cost of meeting that deadline at $28 billion, $16 billion of which would be spent on the lunar landing module.
 
Congress, which faces elections on November 3, will have to sign off on the financing for a project that has been set by US President Donald Trump as a top priority.
 
The $28 billion would cover the budgetary years of 2021-25. In a phone briefing with journalists Monday on the Artemis mission to return human beings to the Moon, Nasa administrator Jim

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First Published: Sep 23 2020 | 2:04 AM IST

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