Just announced today, as reported in Huntsville space community form task force to fight NASA change, group of North Alabama leaders concerned over proposed White House changes to Marshall Space Flight Center-managed rocket programs have come together to form a task force in an effort to restore funding cuts.
The Second to None Initiative brings together 25 community leaders, led by former Huntsville U.S. Rep. Bud Cramer, to fight the Obama White House proposal that would shift NASA’s focus from returning to the moon to technology development and seeding small, private space companies.
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I don’t think President Obama’s proposal is good, and I don’t think it was well thought out. It was made without a lot of consultation. We have to realize this is a proposal and only that. There will be changes.