New NASA budget cutbacks could mean the end of moon missions. Put simply, “Obama will seek to shelve the $81bn Constellation programme, which called for a return to the moon by 2020 and human landings on Mars by the middle of the century.” Continue reading for a video of NASA’s Constellation program (2008).

The budget could also spell the end for Nasa’s successor to the space shuttle, the Ares 1 rocket, which has already cost billions of dollars to develop.

[via Guardian]