space http://www.kplu.org en Washington companies could help NASA get humans to Mars http://www.kplu.org/post/washington-companies-could-help-nasa-get-humans-mars <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Washington companies could have a major role in future trips to the moon, an asteroid or Mars. NASA engineers are in Seattle this week meeting with contractors working on </span><a href="http://www.nasa.gov/exploration/systems/mpcv/index.html" style="line-height: 1.5;">the Orion program</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, designed to launch astronauts far into space, well beyond where the space shuttle traveled.</span></p><p> Wed, 27 Feb 2013 13:01:00 +0000 Gabriel Spitzer 7867 at http://www.kplu.org Washington companies could help NASA get humans to Mars