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President George H.W. Bush Announces the Space Exploration Initiative

President George H.W. Bush Announces the Space Exploration Initiative

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President George H.W. Bush Announces the Space Exploration Initiative
On the 20th anniversary of Apollo 11's lunar landing, President George H.W. Bush announced a new human spaceflight initiative that would have returned humans to the Moon and then on to Mars. The Space Exploration Initiative (SEI) failed to gain political support and NASA's human spaceflight program focused on low-Earth orbit for the following two decades.

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Original image data dated on or about July 20, 1989

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