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Marco Rubio, Rick Scott Want to Reform NASA’s Procurement Contracts

Rubio, Scott and U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Tex., teamed up last week to unveil the “Contracts and Obligations Modernization for Efficient Terms of Service (COMETS) Act.”

New Poll Offers Insights on Which Federal Agencies Americans Like, Dislike

A new report from the Pew Research Center shows which federal agencies Americans sees favorably and which ones they dislike. The survey of more than 2,000 American adults was taken last month and respondents were...
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Marco Rubio Calls on Mike Pence to Place Hosted Payloads on American Rockets

The request, according to Rubio’s office, “recognizes our nation’s strong commercial industrial base that is capable of accommodating these payloads, and therefore, the current exemption should no longer be used to take away commercial market share from American companies and sent overseas to French and Russian vehicles.”
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DOT Sending $90 Million to Space Coast to Replace Cape Canaveral Spaceport Indian River...

The bridge provides a critical link between Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral and State Road 405, especially in the transportation of significant payload components.

Charlie Crist Wants Military Bases Protected From Floods, Rising Sea Levels

U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, D-Fla., added the amendment to the House version of the NDAA. According to Crist’s office, the amendment “requires the military to work with agencies like NOAA and NASA that track our changing climate, to incorporate flooding and sea level rise projections into their plans for building new military installations and fortifying current ones.”

Darren Soto Gets His Proposal Allowing DREAMers to Work for Federal Government Through the...

Six months into his second term in the U.S. House, U.S. Rep. Darren Soto, D-Fla., is starting to prove himself a force in the Democratic majority as his proposal allowing Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients, better known as “DREAMers,” to work for the federal government and more than 55 proposals in the federal minibus.
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UCF Wants to Mine the Moon

A team from UCF is pairing with NASA and California aerospace company TransAstra Corporation to try and gather ice from the moon.
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Donald Trump Aims for the Moon in Proposed NASA Budget

Trump is proposing more than $21 billion for the space agency this year. While that is about $550 million below what was expected, NASA will get $263 million more than last year.
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Mike Waltz, Now on Key House Subcommittee, Wants to Boost Space Industry in Volusia...

Waltz expressed concerns about falling behind in the space race. 
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Bill Nelson Applauds Republicans in Farewell Speech on NASA

Nelson began his speech with something he focused on repeatedly during the last weeks of the campaign: his own experience in space.

Bill Nelson Gives First of Many Send Off Speeches

Nelson took to the Senate floor on Monday to deliver the first of these speeches. In that address, he took a shot at the man who defeated him, Gov. Rick Scott

FAMU President Larry Robinson Names to National STEM Advisory Panel

The new national advisory panel was created to encourage U.S. scientific and technological innovations in education.
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