Commerce study shows sequestration will erode critical space-industry suppliers
Uncle Sam's sequestration may accomplish what Chinese and Russian anti-satellite efforts have not: undermining U.S. space capability. That is one of the emerging conclusions of an industrial base assessment by the Commerce Department, shared with Aviation Week. The study looked at 3,585 U.S. contractors—62% of which are small businesses—as well as universities and non-profits. It finds that the sudden decrease in space-related government contracts under sequestration budget cuts could ...
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