Deficit commission rewrites its recommendation, but keeps it

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Jeff Foust has noticed that the Obama’s deficit commission has rewritten its recommendation that the NASA subsidies to commercial space be cut. The rewrite doesn’t really change the recommendation. Instead, it merely corrects the language to more accurately describe the subsidy program.


One comment

  • Kelly Starks

    …This one I actually agree with. If we weer contracting to USE commercials for a big program, we wouldn’t need fund commercial development of the ships for it. Since weer not really planing to use them – paying to develop them for something we really don’t seem likely to use them on — especially for $1.2B a year — is nuts! We could maintain the shuttle program at a big enough level to support station indefinatly for that kind of money, with vastly more capability.

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