house stopgap funding bill includes no extra nasa funding
A House version of a stopgap spending bill does not include any special provisions for NASA, which threatens to delay work on lunar landers needed for the agency to achieve its goal of returning astronauts to the moon by 2024. SPACE NEWS · 4 weeks
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