Saturday, March 6, 2010

Senate Bill Proposes Extending The Shuttle Program By Another Two Years

Blast Off, Cash Off? Courtesy of NASA

From Popular Science:

In an attempt to shorten the gap between the end of the Space Shuttle and the deployment of its replacement, Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Texas) has introduced a bill that would extend the life of the Shuttle by two years. The bill directly contradicts the White House's space policy, which favors a rapid decommissioning of the Shuttle, followed by an emphasis on the private sector to maintain support of the International Space Station (ISS).

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