NASA wants to build a permanent outpost beyond the Moon

The Orlando Sentinel is reporting that NASA wants to build a space station about 277,000 miles from Earth, placing it well beyond the orbit of the Moon. Called the "Gateway Spacecraft," the outpost would support a small astronaut crew and serve as a staging area for future missions to the Moon, Mars, and potentially‚Ķ » 9/25/12 10:26am 9/25/12 10:26am