The Obama administration has cleared NASA to use $150 million of the $1 billion in economic stimulus package funding it will receive this year to advance possible commercial human spaceflight to the International Space Station (ISS) Acing Administrator Christopher Scolese told the House Appropriations subcommittee that funds NASA that the agency’s fiscal 2009 operating plan includes $400 million in stimulus funding for the agency’s exploration activities, including the $150 million for ...

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