Trump administration hopes to privatize ISS after 2024 (page 2)

In January, The Verge reported that the Trump administration was preparing to end US support for the International Space Station by 2025, prompting outcry from Congressional officials. The Washington Post says that it has viewed an internal NASA document that outlines the agency’s intentions to privatize the station after funding ends in 2024. According to the Post, the document says that the decision to defund the station doesn’t mean that it will be de-orbited in 2025, but says handing over control to a private company to continue operations is an option. The document goes on to say that the space agency will focus on expanding its commercial partnerships in the coming years to prepare for an eventual handover, and says that the White... Continue reading…

Trump administration hopes to privatize ISS after 2024

If the US government plans to stop funding the International Space Station at the end of 2024, there's a big question: what happens next? Hand the keys over to the private sector, ...

Sun 11 Feb 18 from Engadget

The Trump administration is reportedly moving to privatize the International Space Station

 The Trump administration is planning to privatize the international space station instead of simply decommissioning the orbiting international experiment in 2024, according to a report ...

Sun 11 Feb 18 from TechCrunch

The Trump administration aims to privatize the International Space Station: report

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Sun 11 Feb 18 from The Verge

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Sun 11 Feb 18 from SPACE.com

Under Draft Trump Administration Plan, ISS Funding Will Be Cut, Station Privatized

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Tue 13 Feb 18 from Laboratory Equipment

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Mon 12 Feb 18 from Wired Science

The Trump administration wants to privatize the International Space Station

NASA documents have revealed that the administration wants to turn the ISS into a facility run by private industry instead of run and funded by governments, the Washington Post reports. The ...

Mon 12 Feb 18 from Fastcompany Tech

Review: Emerging Space Markets

New space applications, from constellations of broadband satellites to commercial missions to the Moon and Mars, are showing promise in the industry. Jeff Foust reviews a book that offers a ...

Mon 12 Feb 18 from The Space Review

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