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House Chairman of NASA Funding Critical of Direction

Perhaps the best example of this administration’s mismanagement of our space program is its current plan to “lasso an asteroid” into lunar orbit. The proposal, unveiled in last year’s budget proposal, was hardly vetted before its release and has since been found to be poorly thought-out and lacking in support from both the American people and our international partners. […]

NASA Administrator Details Impact of 2014 Budget

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden discussed the White House’s 2014 FY Budget Request, which was released earlier today. Photo Credit: Julian Leek / Blue Sawtooth Studio

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden spoke with the media today regarding the White House’s 2014 FY Budget Request, which was unveiled Wednesday, April 10, 2013, a few hours prior to […]

Breaking News: Both House and Senate Leaders Raise Temperature on Ames ITAR Questions

Photo Credit: NASA

Things are heating up over questions of whether an investigation about possible ITAR violations at Ames Research Center was squelched last year. In response to questions about whether the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of California ever sought indictments of Ames officials for ITAR-related violations, Melinda Haag, […]

On @ The 90: Build the Enterprise—Seriously?

So, the United States can’t even get astronauts into low-Earth orbit, and there is a petition to have the U.S. build a starship? Photo Credit: AmericaSpace / Jason Rhian

The United States has barely regained the ability to send unmanned cargo to the International Space Station via SpaceX’s Dragon capsule and a petition has […]

White House Seeks Deep Cuts From NASA’s Planetary Science Program

President Obama addressing NASA employees, journalists, and others involved in the spaceflight community at Kennedy Space Center. Despite campaign promises in support of America's space program, Obama and the White House have proposed a 20 percent cut to NASA's Planetary Science Program - a move that would surely put an end to the ExoMars mission being planned in joint partnership between NASA and the European Space Agency. Photo Credit: Jason Rhian

President Obama addressing NASA employees, journalists, and others involved in the spaceflight community at Kennedy Space Center. Despite campaign promises in support of America's space program, Obama and the White House have proposed a 20 percent cut to NASA's Planetary Science Program – a move that would surely put an end to the ExoMars […]

Bolden Attacks “Myths” of NASA’s New Plan But Sheds No Light

NASA chief Bolden at JSC – Julio Cortez Chronicle

Jeff Foust covers NASA Administrator Bolden’s presentation yesterday to the Washington Business Roundtable luncheon in, Bolden Attacks The “Myths” About NASA’s New Plan, during which the Administrator offered up a defense for NASA’s “new” plan.

And we decided to take a look at his defense […]