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April 14, 2010

The New US Approach to Human Spaceflight


President Barack Obama will announce tomorrow 15 April at NASA's Kennedy Space Station the new space policy :

  • plans to continue development of a stripped-down version of the Orion Crew Exploration Vehicle for use as a crew lifeboat on the International Space Station.
  • plans to initiate development of a heavy-lift launch vehicle by 2015.
See the following documents (source:

- The fact sheet on Obama’s proposal:

- How the proposal affects Florida space workers:

Posted via web from Sotreta's Box


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