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Trump calls moon 'part of Mars', asks NASA to focus on 'bigger things'

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Published : Jun 8, 2019, 5:32 pm IST
Updated : Jun 8, 2019, 6:01 pm IST

Trump's comment came ahead of NASA's 2024 moon mission which will carry humans around the moon for the first time after five decades.

According to NASA, it will send the first woman and next man to step foot on the moon in 2024. (Photo: Representational I File)
 According to NASA, it will send the first woman and next man to step foot on the moon in 2024. (Photo: Representational I File)

Mumbai: In a tweet on Saturday, US President Donald Trump said that NASA should not be talking about going to the moon because it was something that happened '50 years ago'.

He further commented saying that 'moon is a part of Mars' and was trolled on the internet.

 

Trump's comment came ahead of NASA's 2024 moon mission flight 'Artemis 2' which plans to carry humans around the moon for the first time after five decades.

According to NASA, it will send the first woman and next man to step foot on the moon in 2024.

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