US seeks to privatize its share in the International Space Station

In one of the most remarkable handovers in the history of space exploration, the Trump administration has proposed handing the American commitment to the International Space Station (ISS) over to private enterprise. In a statement by acting NASA Administrator Robert Lightfoot, the proposed US$19 billion NASA budget for Fiscal Year 2019 emphasizes a policy shift toward exploration missions that includes a proposal to cease direct participation by the US government in space station operations after its present commitment expires in 2025... Continue Reading US seeks to privatize its share in the International Space Station Category: Space Tags: International Space Station NASA Related Articles: Space station lung tissue studies could benefit earthlings 2016: A space odyssey. Take a 4K fisheye fly-through of the International Space Station Google Street View docks at the In

US seeks to privatize its share in the International Space Station

In one of the most remarkable handovers in the history of space exploration, the Trump administration has proposed handing the American commitment to the International Space Station ...

Tue 13 Feb 18 from Gizmag

Trump cuts US cash for International Space Station

Mr Trump's proposed budget includes funds to transition the space station from public to private.

Mon 12 Feb 18 from BBC News

Trump wants NASA out of space station by 2025, businesses in

The Trump administration wants NASA out of the International Space Station by 2025, and private businesses running the place instead.

Mon 12 Feb 18 from Phys.org

The Presidentís annual budget proposal, which requires Congressional approval, also axes NASAís Office of Education, a telescope, and five Earth science programs.

Credit: NASANASA's 2019 budget request formalizes the agency's handover of human-spaceflight activities in low-Earth orbit to private industry, in favor of a shift toward the ...

Tue 13 Feb 18 from Discovery News

Europa Lander Mission Shut Out Again in 2019 NASA Budget Request

A bold life-hunting mission to the surface of Jupiter's ocean-harboring moon Europa was shut out in the 2019 federal budget proposal, but NASA still aims to see it fly.

Tue 13 Feb 18 from SPACE.com

Trumpís budget wants the US to stop watching the planet

NSF and NIH see huge cuts restored, but anything environmental is in trouble.

Mon 12 Feb 18 from Ars Technica

Trump's NASA Budget Would Cancel Space Telescope & 5 Earth Science Missions

The Trump administration's budget request for fiscal year 2019 calls for work on a major NASA space observatory and five Earth-science missions to be canceled. NASA's Office of Education would ...

Mon 12 Feb 18 from SPACE.com

Trump's 2019 NASA Budget Request Puts Moon Ahead of Space Station

NASA's 2019 budget proposal under the Trump administration calls $19.9 billion in funding, an increase, but cuts funding for the International Space Station while cancelling a space telescope ...

Mon 12 Feb 18 from SPACE.com

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