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How the private space industry could take over lower Earth orbit — and make money off it

I’ve been blogging about how NASA’s 2019 budget from the Trump administration cuts direct funding for the International Space Station (ISS) by 2025. The budget also see’s massive contribution’s by the private sector in operating the ISS. 329 more words

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Winners and Losers in the New NASA Budget

This puts into focus what I blogged about last week when NASA’s budget was released. They’re getting $350 million dollars more than what they asked for, but the allocation of funds is the devil in the details. 38 more words

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Trump’s budget for NASA defunds the space station and includes vague plans for the Moon

I’m kinda torn up about this budget proposal by the Trump administration. In the proposal the International Space Station (ISS) funding by the US government will end by 2025… 260 more words

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Trump Administration Wants to End NASA Funding for ISS by 2025

Cutting funding for the International Space Station before NASA has a viable and working new mission is a terrible idea! NASA and its astronauts are explorers, and with a ship to fly, or a destination to go to, those explorers would be grounded on Earth, doing nobody any good.

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NASA Mini-Reactors Could Power Outposts on the Moon and Mars

Any kind of permanent human settlement on the Moon or Mars will need to have power to run all of the various computers, machines, and other equipment needed to live & survive. 298 more words

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China could become a major space power by 2050

Plans include launches, robotic moon bases, and interplanetary manned missions.

By Jeffrey Lin and P.W. Singer December 19, 2017

Last week, President Trump signed a Presidential Memorandum directing NASA to send astronauts back to the moon for long-term exploration and to prepare for the long-awaited manned Mars mission. 688 more words

Why we Need Space Exploration

A few years ago I came up with the amazing idea about space travel. Some people laughed and others agreed. But I put it to one side as an “as if it could happen”, but here goes. 574 more words

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