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I think I've always had an interest in space and certainly anyone who grew up with Star Wars or Star Trek wonders if the technology of then will one day launch us to a galaxy far far away. I think with the technology that we have, we can aspire and reach a greater distance than we have now.
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Guide to the Space Program

In the immortal words of Star Trek - "Space: The final frontier. To boldly go where no one has gone before."

The space program has comeGuide to Space Program a long way since prehistoric man and creatures looked up into the sky and wondered what the blinking lights were. We have now gone to the moon and to Mars; and there is still questions out there that ask if we on Earth are truly the only beings in the galaxy. And TV has of course showed us that, perhaps one day, we'll answer that question.

In this guide, we'll take a look at the space programs from all over the world, from the race between the US and the former Soviet Union to where our astronauts are boldly going now.

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