Space Contractors Face Heat
Plus: Schumer vows vote on abortion, the White House may act on surveillance company implicated in Uyghur genocide, and House staffers will get a pay raise.
Good morning and happy Friday. This was a busy week on the Hill, especially after the leaked Supreme Court draft opinion about Roe v. Wade on Monday (more on that in a minute). But Congress also tackled some issues you may not have heard as much about.
New Era For Space Contractors?
After more than a decade of bloated budgets, setbacks, and tardiness in creating the Space Launch System (SLS), lawmakers seem to be losing some of their patience with contractors involved in space exploration projects. Even NASA Administrator Bill Nelson—an architect of the SLS program—is using choice words.
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