A House panel approved a bill that provides $220 million to move the Pentagon toward a "full and open competition" to develop a domestically produced liquid rocket engine for space launch by 2022. Citing concerns about the reliance on Russian rocket engines, the House Appropriations Committee’s bill includes a provision that would mandate a competition to develop a next-generation liquid rocket engine. The legislation requires a report on a risk reduction and development plan ...

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