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As NASA pursues ambitious agenda, critics question its cost

Clip: 07/19/2019 | 7m 35s

The 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission is being commemorated extensively, including at the White House, where President Trump recognized the crew's two surviving members. Their conversation included discussion of a new push to travel to the far side of the moon and beyond. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien looks at NASA's ambitious agenda and how private companies might achieve it first.

Aired: 07/19/19

Rating: NR

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