"Perhaps there will be some future bill that makes a difference for Mars, but this is not it," he wrote.
Vice President Mike Pence said March 21 that he expects the Trump administration to reestablish the National Space Council, a move that has the backing of a key member of Congress.
A leading official in China’s lunar and Mars exploration program was reportedly denied a visa by the United States to attend a scientific conference here this week.
Vice President Mike Pence didn’t offer any hints about what the Trump administration might do in space when he met with Buzz Aldrin last week, the former astronaut said March 14.
Congressman Jim Bridenstine, among the leading candidates to be the next NASA administrator, called upon his fellow lawmakers Thursday to support the Pentagon as it adapts to a radically shifting landscape in orbit.
A panel of former NASA astronauts and officials offered tentative support Feb. 16 for an agency study announced this week to examine putting a crew on the first flight of the Space Launch System.
The Air Force vet joined the company in December 2015 as vice president of quality and mission assurance.
Democratic members of the Senate Commerce Committee have named Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) as the ranking member of the subcommittee with oversight of space issues.
Among the new people trickling into NASA Headquarters during the Trump administration’s first Washington work week is a familiar face: former NASA deputy administrator Shana Dale.
U.S. President Donald Trump on Jan. 23 named Ajit Pai, a Republican member of the Federal Communications Commission who favors simplifying satellite licensing rules, as the nation’s top telecom regulator.