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Re: Full Committee Hearing- NASA: Past, Present, and Future
« Reply #20 on: 02/16/2017 03:40 PM »
Schmitt:Wants Moon, cis-lunar space to get to Mars..
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Re: Full Committee Hearing- NASA: Past, Present, and Future
« Reply #21 on: 02/16/2017 03:43 PM »
Stofan: Mentions Mr. Lightfoot's direction...
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Re: Full Committee Hearing- NASA: Past, Present, and Future
« Reply #22 on: 02/16/2017 03:46 PM »
Bridenstine: Mentions China and soft power, pushes for cis-lunar and Mars on the horizon...
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Re: Full Committee Hearing- NASA: Past, Present, and Future
« Reply #23 on: 02/16/2017 03:49 PM »
Schmitt: Calls for Commercial mining of lunar resource...
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Re: Full Committee Hearing- NASA: Past, Present, and Future
« Reply #24 on: 02/16/2017 03:53 PM »
Stofan: Stresses the importance of Earth science and defends the record of the last eight years..
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Re: Full Committee Hearing- NASA: Past, Present, and Future
« Reply #25 on: 02/16/2017 03:55 PM »
Schmitt: Pushes for fusion power... NASA's portfolio is "too diverse"...
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Re: Full Committee Hearing- NASA: Past, Present, and Future
« Reply #26 on: 02/16/2017 04:01 PM »
Weber: Concern about losing the high ground of space...
Stafford: Claims if we kept CxP we would have had crewed flight in 2013...
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Re: Full Committee Hearing- NASA: Past, Present, and Future
« Reply #27 on: 02/16/2017 04:09 PM »
Perlmutter: Wants to know the real cost to Mars...
Stafford: Wants NSC back...
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Re: Full Committee Hearing- NASA: Past, Present, and Future
« Reply #28 on: 02/16/2017 04:11 PM »
Knight: Wants faster civil air travel...
Schmitt: Want to bring back NACA...
Stafford: Pushed for the Air Force Research Lab...
« Last Edit: 02/16/2017 04:14 PM by Rocket Science »
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Re: Full Committee Hearing- NASA: Past, Present, and Future
« Reply #29 on: 02/16/2017 04:16 PM »
Babin: Questions Crewed EM-1 mission...
Stafford: Feels OK and uses STS-1 as an example...
Young: Wants second flight a few months later...
Schmitt: mentions the pogo problem found out during Apollo and that von Braun tested too much...
« Last Edit: 02/16/2017 04:22 PM by Rocket Science »
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Re: Full Committee Hearing- NASA: Past, Present, and Future
« Reply #30 on: 02/16/2017 04:20 PM »
Schmitt: According to Kranz, average age during Apollo was 26. Need for younger people involved...

I don't suppose any of the witnesses or Committee members noted the irony of having such an aged group of witnesses?

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Re: Full Committee Hearing- NASA: Past, Present, and Future
« Reply #31 on: 02/16/2017 04:24 PM »
Schmitt: Wants US to be a leader and no partners in a critical path...
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Re: Full Committee Hearing- NASA: Past, Present, and Future
« Reply #32 on: 02/16/2017 04:28 PM »
Posey: Mentions the public's misconception that 20-25% of budget is on NASA and not the 0.5% it really is...
What can be done for public relations?
Schmitt: Mentions a "week in a barrel" where astronauts and vans would go out to reach the public...
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Re: Full Committee Hearing- NASA: Past, Present, and Future
« Reply #33 on: 02/16/2017 04:38 PM »
Schmitt: Technology management base is stringer today than before and that the Apollo production line should have been kept open...
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Re: Full Committee Hearing- NASA: Past, Present, and Future
« Reply #34 on: 02/16/2017 04:41 PM »
Stofan: You never know what the payoff will be for basic research...
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Re: Full Committee Hearing- NASA: Past, Present, and Future
« Reply #35 on: 02/16/2017 04:42 PM »
That's all folks! :)
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Re: Full Committee Hearing- NASA: Past, Present, and Future
« Reply #36 on: 02/16/2017 05:16 PM »
BTW the price tag for Mars of 200-250B came up again... Don't kill the messenger... ;D
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Re: Full Committee Hearing- NASA: Past, Present, and Future
« Reply #37 on: 02/16/2017 07:21 PM »
BTW the price tag for Mars of 200-250B came up again... Don't kill the messenger... ;D

So it's the 1980s Space Exploration Initiative and the 90 day report all over again?
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Re: Full Committee Hearing- NASA: Past, Present, and Future
« Reply #38 on: 02/16/2017 07:42 PM »
BTW the price tag for Mars of 200-250B came up again... Don't kill the messenger... ;D

..or you can contract it out to that upstart space launch company in Hawthorne and they'll do it for 10% of that pricetag :D

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Re: Full Committee Hearing- NASA: Past, Present, and Future
« Reply #39 on: 02/16/2017 07:59 PM »
BTW the price tag for Mars of 200-250B came up again... Don't kill the messenger... ;D

..or you can contract it out to that upstart space launch company in Hawthorne and they'll do it for 10% of that pricetag :D
It never came up... ;)
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