From The Resurgent: Bipartisan Legislation to Revitalize NASA is Headed to the President’s Desk

For too many years, NASA has languished with too small a budget and little or no discernible mission. The end of the Space Shuttle program in 2011, followed by more budget cuts during the Obama administration, coupled with the emergence of private space travel corporations – and who can forget Obama’s Muslim outreach mission – have led some people to question the necessity of a national space program.

Now, fans of NASA, like yours truly, have reason to rejoice, as a bipartisan bill to reinvigorate NASA has passed both houses of Congress and is on its way to President Trump’s desk. A press release from the office of Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) goes into more detail about the passage of S. 442, The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Transition Authorization Act of 2017.

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