The Subcommittee on Strategic Forces of the House Armed Services Committee (HASC) cut $182 million from the $9.9 billion FY2011 request for unclassified national security space programs today. A committee press release lists the following additions and reductions:
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It’s launch day! Stay tuned for updates on the NG-14 #Antares #Cygnus launch to the @Space_Station. Cygnus will carry nearly 8,000 pounds of cargo to astronauts aboard the station. Learn more: http://ms.spr.ly/6013TsCex
CDSE member @MadeInSpace will launch its 5th manufacturing facility to the @Space_Station on @northropgrumman's CRS-14 mission, targeted for 9:38pm ET today. The facility will demonstrate the production of turbine parts in microgravity for use on Earth: http://ow.ly/82dd50BGRd4
NASA is headed back to the Moon as part of the #Artemis program, and the agency’s historic “worm” logo will be along for the ride on the first integrated mission of the @NASA_SLS rocket and @NASA_Orion spacecraft: http://ow.ly/Q6bT50BGCkz
After three years of intensive engineering work, our #CubeRover is now at @NASAKennedy for more testing! Check out the footage of CubeRover navigating terrain: