Budget impasse hinders space traffic management transition process, official says

By Michael Marrow / November 3, 2022 at 12:42 PM
RESTON, VA -- The planned transition of civil space traffic management authorities from the Pentagon to the Commerce Department is expected to be a “long process,” an official overseeing the transition said, noting that the timeline that is getting stretched out by lawmakers failing to pass a budget for fiscal year 2023 on time. The stopgap funding measure known as a continuing resolution passed by Congress at the end of September does not allow government agencies to start new programs,...

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