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Commerce secretary nominee says he will protect work of NOAA climate scientists

Commerce secretary nominee says he will protect work of NOAA climate scientists http://ift.tt/2jZW6cf The nominee to be the next U.S. commerce secretary has said he would protect the work of climate scientists at NOAA. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) said at a Senate Commerce Committee meeting prior to voting in favor of the nomination of Wilbur [...]

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Commerce secretary nominee says he will protect work of NOAA climate scientists http://ift.tt/2jZW6cf The nominee to be the next U.S. commerce secretary has said he would protect the work of climate scientists at NOAA. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) said at a Senate Commerce Committee meeting prior to voting in favor of the nomination of Wilbur [...]

No changes to NASA research or communications under new administration

No changes to NASA research or communications under new administration http://ift.tt/2ksNVlo SEATTLE — As reports filter out about restrictions on research and public communications at other federal agencies since the inauguration of President Donald Trump, a NASA official said Jan. 24 there have been no changes to the agency’s programs or policies. Speaking at a [...]

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No changes to NASA research or communications under new administration http://ift.tt/2ksNVlo SEATTLE — As reports filter out about restrictions on research and public communications at other federal agencies since the inauguration of President Donald Trump, a NASA official said Jan. 24 there have been no changes to the agency’s programs or policies. Speaking at a [...]

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Google Lunar X Prize field narrowed to five http://ift.tt/2jp2eKa SEATTLE — The X Prize Foundation announced Jan. 24 that five of the 16 teams in the Google Lunar X Prize competition have verified launch contracts and can continue in the $20 million race to the moon. The announcement, made in a statement by the foundation [...]

Trump’s FCC chairman favors simpler satellite licensing rules

Trump’s FCC chairman favors simpler satellite licensing rules http://ift.tt/2k0iB0V WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump on Jan. 23 named Ajit Pai, a Republican member of the Federal Communications Commission who favors simplifying satellite licensing rules, as the nation’s top telecom regulator. Pai, 44, replaces Tom Wheeler, who stepped down Jan. 20 as FCC chairman. Pai’s [...]

By | 2017-01-24T22:47:44+00:00 January 24th, 2017|Space Jurisdiction|0 Comments

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Trump’s FCC chairman favors simpler satellite licensing rules http://ift.tt/2k0iB0V WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump on Jan. 23 named Ajit Pai, a Republican member of the Federal Communications Commission who favors simplifying satellite licensing rules, as the nation’s top telecom regulator. Pai, 44, replaces Tom Wheeler, who stepped down Jan. 20 as FCC chairman. Pai’s [...]

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Space weather efforts find stability despite presidential transition http://ift.tt/2kqrGg5 SEATTLE — As a Senate committee approved a new version of a space weather research bill Jan. 24, officials at government agencies said they have seen little sign of changes to ongoing efforts in this field despite the transition in administrations. The Senate Commerce Committee reported [...]

Space weather efforts find stability despite presidential transition

Space weather efforts find stability despite presidential transition http://ift.tt/2kqrGg5 SEATTLE — As a Senate committee approved a new version of a space weather research bill Jan. 24, officials at government agencies said they have seen little sign of changes to ongoing efforts in this field despite the transition in administrations. The Senate Commerce Committee reported [...]

By | 2017-01-24T22:27:31+00:00 January 24th, 2017|Space Jurisdiction|0 Comments