House defense appropriators seek to boost space launches, trim program funds

By Michael Marrow / June 14, 2022 at 2:35 PM
House lawmakers' proposed defense spending bill would increase launches for the National Security Space Launch program and lower funds for other projects requested by the Space Force in its fiscal year 2023 budget request. The draft bill, which was released today by the House Appropriations defense subcommittee, would fund two additional space launches beyond what the Space Force is seeking. In the service’ FY-23 procurement budget justification documents , the Space Force asked Congress to provide money for a total...

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