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Agenda Released for Keep the Promise Event

18 Feb 2011, 14:00 UTC
Agenda Released for Keep the Promise Event
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Last fall, Congress agreed to fund key NASA programs that are critical to America’s economic future. Sadly, they have not followed through on that promise. In fact, Congress is now looking at what to fund for 2012, but has yet to pass a budget for 2011. This is unacceptable. Congress should keep its promises.

Washington, D.C. - Last fall, Congress agreed to fund key NASA programs that are critical to America’s economic future. Sadly, they have not followed through on that promise. In fact, Congress is now looking at what to fund for 2012, though they have yet to pass a budget for 2011. This is unacceptable.
The Keep the Promise event will be held in Washington, D.C on March 6-8th with the goal of reminding Congress of their promise to support the following commercial space programs. Register for the event at promise.spacefrontier.org/registration.The agenda for
Keep the Promise is as follows:
1. Fully fund Commercial Crew for 2011 and 2012.
In the NASA authorization act of 2010, Congress agreed to fund the Commercial Crew program at $312 million dollars in 2011. Congress needs to follow-up and pass an appropriation for NASA that funds Commercial Crew at this level. Additionally, we ...

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