NASA: Sequestration could interfere with plans to launch manned spacecraft by 2017

NASA warns against budget cuts.

NASA: Sequestration could interfere with plans to launch manned spacecraft by 2017

Science Recorder | Delila James | Sunday, March 31, 2013

NASA and its commercial partners still plan to send astronauts into space by 2017--unless, that is, the government sequester throws up a roadblock. The sequester is a set of automatic spending cuts to government programs slated to last until 2021. “We're still marching along on our 2017 initial flight for a crewed vehicle,” said NASA Administrator Charles Bolden Thursday in a teleconference held to discuss the recent SpaceX resupply mission to the International Space Station... To continue reading, subscribe to Science Recorder today.

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