A divided Congress has generated what is likely to be a contentious conference to iron out differences between the Democratic and Republican versions of the NASA reauthorization bill. In another party-line vote, the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee adopted its version of the three-year, $18-billion-plus annual NASA spending plan that was shot down in the Republican-controlled House Science, Space and Technology panel last month (AW&ST July 22, p. 21). Watch for ...


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