The moon rises in its waxing gibbous stage behind a statue atop the Erie County Court Building on Dec. 2 in Buffalo, New York. The president wants to send astronauts back to the moon. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

The moon rises in its waxing gibbous stage behind a statue atop the Erie County Court Building on Dec. 2 in Buffalo, New York. The president wants to send astronauts back to the moon. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Trump wants to send man back to moon, on to Mars

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