T+126: The NASA Ousters
Two top NASA human exploration leaders—Bill Gerstenmaier and Bill Hill—have been ousted from their positions. I break down what this means for NASA and its plans, where things could go from here, and ponder whether these changes really matter.
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- NASA administrator on recent personnel shakeup: ‘There’s no turmoil at all’ - The Verge
- Contractors continue to win award fees despite SLS and Orion delays - SpaceNews.com
- Artemis cost estimate won’t be ready until 2020 - SpaceNews.com
- Sirangelo leaves NASA after exploration reorganization scrapped - SpaceNews.com
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