THE NEW CONGRESS had not even convened before the first attack on NASA's space station program was launched. Sen. William S. Cohen (R.-Maine), a long-time naysayer on the project, released a General Accounting Office report criticizing the space agency for doing too little to develop a community of researchers to fly experiments on the station. The GAO said NASA is not budgeting enough for station-related science in 1995-98. Cohen said the reason for that is station costs are rising while ...

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