Thursday, August 13, 2009

Space Panel Finds No Good Options

Jefferson Morris
Aviation Week

Early results of cost analysis by the Augustine human spaceflight panel have found no good options for continuing human exploration of space within the constraints set by the Obama administration's fiscal 2010 budget plan for NASA.

"This budget is simply not friendly to exploration," panel member and former astronaut Sally Ride said during the group's final public meeting in Washington Aug. 12. "It's very difficult to find an exploration scenario that fits within this very restrictive budget guidance that we've been given."

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