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By: Alex Tiegen | Posted: March 20, 2010 5:13 PM
Labor unions, business leaders and government agencies are uniting to lobby President Barack Obama to change a proposed space budget that jettisons thousands of space industry jobs and grounds NASA’s return to the moon.

Obama is scheduled to visit Florida April 15 to discuss his controversial plan. And fearing he is not planning to bring good news, these strange bedfellows are preparing to pressure him to invest in Florida’s heavy-lift vehicles and set a specific deadline for NASA’s exploration of Mars.
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