Ted Cruz, NASA Chief Spar Over Agency’s ‘Core Mission’


Ted Cruz, chairman of the Senate’s Subcommittee on Space, Science, and Competitiveness, said NASA should focus more on deep space exploration and less on studying the planet through Earth observing satellites. At a senate hearing over the $18.5 billion budget request for NASA’s fiscal year 2016 on Thursday, Cruz expressed concerns that the space agency had…

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