Author: Irene Klotz, Discovery News

  • New Plan For NASA Keeps Shuttles On The Job (For Now)

    A NASA oversight committee unanimously passed a plan to postpone the space shuttles’ retirement and build a new U.S. launch system, while helping to develop commercial space taxis, though the private sector road to space would be funded at a fraction of the amount Pres. Barack Obama proposed in his controversial blueprint for the U.S. human space program.