Kickstarter for Mars? What if NASA cuts Mars rover funding?

March 31, 2015 6:59 PM

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Kickstarter for Mars? What if NASA cuts Mars rover funding?

The Mars Rover Opportunity and the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter are once again in danger of being eliminated from the budget. Are they valuable enough to find funding elsewhere?

The Mars Rover Opportunity, along with the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, face the possibility of funding cuts as they continue to operate well past their missions' original timeframe. According to the most recent budget discussions for 2016, the federal government does not plan to finance either ope...

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