Budget proposal, ISS partners provide new momentum for lunar Gateway

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WASHINGTON ‘ NASA’s plans to develop a crewed facility in lunar orbit to support exploration of the moon got boosts both in the White House’s budget request for the agency as well as from the partners in the International Space Station.

The fiscal year 2020 budget request, released March 11, seeks $821 million for continued work on the lunar Gateway, a project previously known as the Lunar Orbital Platform-Gateway and the Deep Space Gateway. Congress allocated $450 million for the program, which it called the Lunar Orbital Platform, in the final fiscal year 2019 appropriations bill signed into law Feb. 15.

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  • Date: 2019-03-12T18:31:52-04:00
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  • Publisher: Defense News
  • Date: 2019-03-12T21:27:18.979Z
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