U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday will sign a space program directive aimed at sending Americans back to the moon and eventually to Mars, the White House said. The news comes as NASA had been diminished to extremely low levels following the Obama administration. It also comes as private programs like SpaceX continue to invest hundreds of millions of dollars to put people into space through their space programs. This push to revive the space program is a new direction for the Trump administration, which has often been blasted as ‘anti-science’:

 

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

Gidley said Trump’s move is based on recommendations from the National Space Council.

“He will change our nation’s human spaceflight policy to help America become the driving force for the space industry, gain new knowledge from the cosmos, and spur incredible technology,” Gidley said in a statement.

The space program has been a key issue for many Americans.

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