Obama aims to ax moon mission. Via Glenn Reynolds.
Update (1 Feb): Rand Simburg argues that this is a good thing for space enthusiasts.
Update (7 Feb): Alan Boyle rounds up the reactions among astronauts and others. I read somewhere online recently (I can't find it now) something to the effect of, "It shouldn't be NASA's job to send people to Mars. It should be NASA's job to make it possible for the National Geographic Society to send people to Mars."