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Congress Restores Funds for NASA Robotic Landers

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Science  27 Apr 2007:
Vol. 316, Issue 5824, pp. 528
DOI: 10.1126/science.316.5824.528a

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Angry U.S. lawmakers have come to the rescue of NASA's robotic lunar lander program. The reprieve, although welcomed by lunar researchers, puts more pressure on NASA chief Michael Griffin to pare other missions or win additional funding from Congress. (Read more.)