Industry leaders on NASA’s mission to Mars visit EAA to honor Wisconsin suppliers

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The leaders of NASA’s next generation of manned spacecraft will be at EAA AirVenture this week in Oshkosh.

They’re coming to highlight Wisconsin companies that will be involved in the program expected to take astronauts to Mars.

ATI Ladish in Cudahy and Snap-On Industrial in Kenosha are among about a dozen Wisconsin companies that won contracts for NASA’s space launch system.

The program is expected to have its first test launch by November 2018.

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