Sunday, May 26, 2019

"A top NASA executive hired in April to guide strategy for returning astronauts to the moon by 2024 has resigned"

Reuters:

Last week, the Trump administration asked Congress to increase NASA’s spending next year by $1.6 billion as a “down payment” on the accelerated goal of landing Americans back on the moon by 2024

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The two people with knowledge of the matter said Sirangelo’s ouster was sealed by increasing skepticism that 2024 was a realistic deadline for moon landings.