Trump’s NASA Budget Seeks To Grow Commercial LEO

Credit: Mars: NASA
CAPE CANAVERAL—The Trump administration wants to boost NASA’s budget for fiscal year 2019 to $19.9 billion, begin planning for a Mars sample return mission and build a more robust low Earth orbit (LEO) economy by shifting NASA onto commercial LEO platforms by 2025 and ending direct government...
Irene Klotz

Irene Klotz is Senior Space Editor for Aviation Week, based in Cape Canaveral. Before joining Aviation Week in 2017, Irene spent 25 years as a wire service reporter covering human and robotic spaceflight, commercial space, astronomy, science and technology for Reuters and United Press International.

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