Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Spaceflight Now | Breaking News | Shannon to review options for deep space exploration

Shannon to review options for deep space exploration:

"NASA Administrator Charles Bolden has asked outgoing space shuttle Program Manager John Shannon to carry out an independent assessment of competing options for eventual manned missions beyond low-Earth orbit, officials say. The review will include extensive input from NASA's international partners to align "our efforts with the international space community," Bolden said in a letter to senior NASA managers."