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SpaceX Boldly Looks to Blast 'Millions of People to Mars'

Clip: 05/03/2012 | 10m 58s

With the space shuttle era now over and U.S. space flight on the verge of going private for the near future, the company behind the so-called SpaceX project has ambitious plans to make space flight cheaper for cargo and for humans, with a bold idea to send millions of people to Mars. Science correspondent Miles O'Brien reports.

Aired: 05/03/12

Rating: NR

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