Orion Crew Capsule Is Back In The Budget, But Only As An
President Barack Obama spoke to about 200 people at NASA's
Kennedy Space Center on Thursday, saying that he is "100 percent
committed to the future of NASA." The President had a mockup of the
Orion crew capsule as a backdrop for the speech.
Independent Analysis Shows 11,800 Direct Jobs and $6.1 Billion
In Economic Impact
Newly released results from The Tauri Group, an independent,
analytic consulting firm, reveal that the new NASA Commercial Crew
and Cargo Program funding in the President's FY2011 Budget Request
will result in an average of 11,800 direct jobs per year over the
next five years, nationwide.