In Today’s Deep Space Extra… The U.S. House Space Subcommittee’s proposed 2020 NASA Authorization bill stirs new debate over the future of human space exploration. NASA selects Houston based Axiom for the addition of a commercial module to the U.S. segment of the International Space Station (ISS).
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Bridenstine politely responds to House Committee’s 2020 NASA Authorization billCoalition Member in the News – BoeingSpacepolicyonline.com (1/27): NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine responded Monday to a NASA 2020 Authorization measure unveiled late Friday that would re direct the space agency’s human exploration focus from the Moon to Mars, starting with an orbital mission to the Red Planet in 2033.
Bridenstine concerned about aspects of House NASA Authorization billCoalition for Deep Space Exploration in the NewsSpaceNews.com (1/27): NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine on Monday raised concerns over a U.S. authorization measure introduced late Friday that would significantly redirect NASA’s human deep space exploration focus from the Moon to Mars. Bridenstine urged lawmakers to embrace the significant role that U.S. commercial space could play in accelerating the return of human explorers to the lunar surface from 2028 to 2024.
Industry reactions to new NASA Authorization bill vary widelyCoalition Members in the News ...