White House Lays Down The Law Down on Suborbital and Commercial Space

NASA Nurtures New Ideas for Near Orbit, Tom Kalil, OSTP Deputy Director for Policy

"CRuSR--one of several innovative priorities for NASA's new Chief Technology Officer, Bobby Braun--is building on that momentum. Starting next year, NASA will invest $15 million per year to support a wide range of technology demonstrations, educational experiments, and science payloads on these new vehicles."

"It will also give undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity of a lifetime. They'll help design and build new hardware, work side-by-side with rocket scientists to integrate the experiments into the vehicles, and analyze the data once each experiment has been completed. There may even be opportunities for middle and high school students, who could travel to the nearest spaceport to see their science experiment blast off into space."

Keith's update: Looks like Ed Weiler and other suborbital science opponents have just been given guidance on a new way of thinking (and behaving) by the White House.

  • submit to reddit


Humans to Mars Summit 2019
The Robert H. Goddard Memorial Symposium
Military Space Situational Awareness April 1 - April 2, 2019, London, UK
Aster Labs - CubeSats

Join our mailing list

Commercialization: Monthly Archives

Monthly Archives

About this Entry

This page contains a single entry by Keith Cowing published on May 25, 2010 11:49 PM.

Atlantis Heads Home for Final Touchdown was the previous entry in this blog.

Atlantis Makes Final Perfect Landing on Perhaps Last Mission is the next entry in this blog.

Find recent content on the main index or look in the archives to find all content.