The News About Commercial Launch Options Continues

The News About Commercial Launch Options Continues to Grow The budget would provide $5.9 billion to the agency over the next five years to fund private space-flight companies. The budget’s commitment to NASA is $100 billion over the next five years. Under the plan, NASA would pay the companies to carry U.S. astronauts to the […]
The News About Commercial Launch Options Continues to Grow The budget would provide $5.9 billion to the agency over the next five years to fund private space-flight companies. The budget’s commitment to NASA is $100 billion over the next five years. Under the plan, NASA would pay the companies to carry U.S. astronauts to the International Space Station and other destinations in orbit. NASA would then be a guaranteed customer for the private space companies through 2020. Proponents of private space flight point out the parallel with the early days of air travel, when private airlines had a guaranteed customer in the U.S. government to deliver airmail. Read more: http://www.cbc.ca/technology/story/2010/02/01/tech-space-nasa-budget.html#ixzz0eLWDDYhZ http://www.cbc.ca/technology/story/2010/02/01/tech-space-nasa-budget.html. See the budget link above at NASA FY 2011 Budget Data Available