And So It Begins

NASA cancels KSC contract leading to charge "Obama broke law", Orlando Sentinel

"The unilateral decisions by the Administration are likely in direct violation of the Impoundment Control Act," Posey said."

NASA Letter To Offerors Regarding Cancellation of Exploration Ground Launch Services (EGLS) Request for Proposal (RFP)

"The purpose of this letter is to notify offerors of the Exploration Ground Launch Services (EGLS) Request for Proposal (RFP) cancellation. Solicitation Number NNK09275664R Amendment 005, which cancels the solicitation, is attached. In light of recent events and the uncertainty of future ground processing requirements for fiscal year 2011 and beyond, it is in NASA's best interest to cancel the current solicitation. A procurement strategy for future program ground operations requirements will be developed as such requirements are identified."

Letter From House of Representatives to NASA Administrator Bolden regarding Constellation contract Cancellation

"We are compelled to remind you that setting aside funds may be a direct violation of the Impoundment control Act (as well as of the appropriations language for FYlO). That act resulted from the refusal of the Nixon Administration to allot funds to activities specified by Congress. According to GAO, the Act was also used to confirm Congressional authority at least twice during the Administration of President George W. Bush."

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