Trump’s decision to focus on space travel is a far cry from what Barack Obama did with NASA during his time in office.

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President Trump signed a new directive at the White House on Monday, aimed at furthering the administration's efforts in advancing space exploration for future missions to the moon and Mars.

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — Earlier this month, US President Barack Obama wrote an opinion piece in which he praised private-public partnerships in space exploration and set the goal of sending …
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) needs to refocus its mission on exploring space, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said at a rally in Sanford, Florida.

President Trump signs a directive authorizing NASA to conduct a space exploration program that would see Americans return to the moon, and eventually Mars. Watch Queue Queue Under a Trump Administration, Florida and America will lead the way into the stars."

What’s more, not counting the first few years of the space race, when the U.S. was eating the U.S.S.R.’s space dust, Trump is right that America has long led the world in space exploration. "A cornerstone of my policy is we will substantially expand public private partnerships to maximize the amount of investment and funding that is available for space exploration and development.

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Donald Trump’s space advisers want his space program to focus more on human deep space exploration and less on researching the Earth and climate science. Instead, we will refocus its mission on space exploration.

And the emerging commercial spaceflight industry will play a significant role in space policy moving forward.