AmericaSpace Launch Countdown

Next Launch GPS IIF-7 on a Atlas V 401 rocket from Cape Canaveral AFB, FL
scheduled for:
2 Aug 14 3:23:00 GMT
1 Aug 14 23:23:00 EDT

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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. [...]

The Space Leadership Act To Be Announced

On Thursday, Representatives John Culberson (TX-07), Frank Wolf (VA-10), Bill Posey (FL-15) and Pete Olson (TX-22) will announce the Space Leadership Act, a bill that seeks to ensure America’s preeminence in space leadership by creating long-term stability in the nation’s space program. The Space Leadership Act is focused on enacting important management reforms to [...]

NASA Conference Expenses Scrutinized

One of the larger controversies last spring was the General Services Administration’s (GSA) $822,000 “Hats Off” Program gathering in Las Vegas, Nevada. A music video highlighting the extravaganza and its expenses caused a political firestorm. The GSA’s largess stood in stark contrast to what Congress was trying to impress upon the public – [...]

Rep. Wolf & NASA Reach Agreement

NASA and the Chairman of the House Commerce, Science, Justice Appropriations Subcommittee, Representative Frank R. Wolf  have reached an agreement on commercial crew funding specifically the Commercial Crew Integrated Capability or “CCiCap.” The goal of this agreement between the Subcommittee and NASA is to provide for the fastest, safest and most cost-effective means of [...]