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NASA space technology faces potential budget pressure

On Sep 3, 2020
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RT @SpaceNews_Inc: Uncertain overall funding and congressional direction to increase funding on specific projects could create pressure on NASA’s space technology program, an agency official warned Tuesday. https://t.co/wUwJBCWPYP https://t.co/0ZYNT8G06y
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Uncertain overall funding and congressional direction for specific projects could create pressure on NASA’s space technology program.

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On Sep 3, 2020
@jeff_foust shared
RT @SpaceNews_Inc: Uncertain overall funding and congressional direction to increase funding on specific projects could create pressure on NASA’s space technology program, an agency official warned Tuesday. https://t.co/wUwJBCWPYP https://t.co/0ZYNT8G06y
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NASA space technology faces potential budget pressure

NASA space technology faces potential budget pressure

Uncertain overall funding and congressional direction for specific projects could create pressure on NASA’s space technology program.

Momentum grows for nuclear thermal propulsion

Momentum grows for nuclear thermal propulsion

With congressional funding and industry support, nuclear thermal propulsion is making progress for potential use on future NASA deep space missions.

US Ramps Up Planning for Space Nuclear Technology

US Ramps Up Planning for Space Nuclear Technology

NASA and the Department of Energy are expanding their collaboration as part of a broader White House push to develop nuclear power systems for space applications. The initiative comes as ...

Are laser links ready for prime time?

Are laser links ready for prime time?

Jeff Foust, PASADENA, Calif. — With congressional funding and industry support, nuclear thermal propulsion technology is making progress for potential use on future NASA deep space ...

Private companies find role in developing nuclear power for space travel

Private companies find role in developing nuclear power for space travel

Nuclear-powered spacecraft could cut our travel time to Mars in half.

NASA officials updated on nuclear thermal propulsion

NASA officials updated on nuclear thermal propulsion

BWX Technologies, Inc yesterday hosted officials from NASA’s Space Technology Mission Directorate for progress updates and technology demonstrations related to BWXT’s nuclear thermal ...

Rocket Report: Proton price cut, SpaceX HD launch video, SLS blowback

Rocket Report: Proton price cut, SpaceX HD launch video, SLS blowback

Also, Germany has a crazy plan to catch rockets and reuse them. It's named FALCon.

No 12 Percent Increase for NASA As House Appropriators Keep Agency At Current Funding Level

No 12 Percent Increase for NASA As House Appropriators Keep Agency At Current Funding Level

Posted: July 7, 2020 2:17 pm ET | Last Updated: July 7, 2020 5:36 pm ET | Find out how much money the House Appropriations Commerce-Justice-Science subcommittee is recommending for NASA in ...

The perilous road to Mars

The perilous road to Mars

Mission planners are now fully coming to grips with the twin hazards posed to astronauts by long durations in weightlessness and exposure to cosmic radiation. Scientists and engineers are ...

Ball Aerospace’s Green Propellant Infusion Mission Satellite Arrives in Florida

Ball Aerospace’s Green Propellant Infusion Mission Satellite Arrives in Florida

BOULDER, Colo., May 20, 2019 (Ball Aerospace PR) — The Ball Aerospace-built small spacecraft for NASA’s Green Propellant Infusion Mission (GPIM) arrived in Florida today to prepare for a ...

The next era of space travel should include nuclear-powered rockets

The next era of space travel should include nuclear-powered rockets

An update on 50-year-old regulations has kickstarted research into the next generation of rockets. Powered by nuclear fission, these new systems could be the key to faster, safer ...

NASA funds small-business ideas ranging from AI medicine to plumbing for the moon

NASA funds small-business ideas ranging from AI medicine to plumbing for the moon

NASA says it’ll fund more than 400 ideas from small businesses, ranging from plumbing fixtures suitable for the moon to AI-based medical assistants.

To safely explore the solar system and beyond, spaceships need to go faster – nuclear-powered rockets may be the answer

To safely explore the solar system and beyond, spaceships need to go faster – nuclear-powered rockets may be the answer

An update of 50-year-old regulations has kickstarted research into the next generation of rockets. Powered by nuclear fission, these new systems could be the key to faster, safer ...

NASA developing technology roadmaps for building a Mars colony

NASA developing technology roadmaps for building a Mars colony

Two out of three missions to the red planet have failed. One reason there have been so many losses i

Aethera’s New RF Power Processing Unit for the VASIMRâ Engine Completes Full Power Acceptance Tests at Ad Astra Rocket Company’s Texas Facility.

Aethera’s New RF Power Processing Unit for the VASIMRâ Engine Completes Full Power Acceptance Tests at Ad Astra Rocket Company’s Texas Facility.

Aethera’s New RF Power Processing Unit for the VASIMRâ Engine Completes Full Power Acceptance Tests at Ad Astra Rocket Company’s Texas Facility. - SpaceRef