Amazing Hearing in Congress Yesterday, 12/12/12, The Honorable Ralph Hall chaired his last hearing concerning American spaceflight. Sadly, it wasn’t attended by all the members of the full Committee on Science, Space and Technology. What a shame – it was the best hearing the committee has had in memory. Nothing against the hearing that included Neil Armstrong, Gene Cernan, Maria Zuber, and Mike Griffin; but this hearing had real substance.
TEA Party in Space Telecon Information
We hope you will join us on December 6th, 2012 at 9PM EDT - 6PM PDT for the TPIS national conference call. The conference call will be lead by the TPIS Team of Andrew, Everett, and Gary. Agenda items are:
- ITAR Reform Update and Action Plan
- New Mars Probe and Pu238 production
- The Golden Spike Company announcement
- Interacting with Congress
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And so it begins. As leaks of the FY 2013 NASA budget begin to trickle out the special intrests groups are beginning to worry. Here is a piece of analysis that actually frames the argument pretty well. While old space continues to chug along consuming a larger peice of the NASA pie, new space will get by with what it has. It is interesting to see how the author here thinks that the government is trying to slow down "new space". Here is the pull quote: