The Big Role A Small Westminster Space Company Will Play In The Artemis Mission

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WESTMINSTER, Colo (CBS4) – A small space company in Westminster is about to play a big role in NASA’s return to the moon. Advanced Space will soon launch a small spacecraft dubbed CAPSTONE. That stands for Cislunar Autonomous Positioning System Technology Operations and Navigation Experiment. The CEO of the company, Bradley Cheetham, explained the spacecraft will help NASA learn more…

Perlmutter Welcomes Members of House Science Committee to Colorado

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Lakewood, Colo. – This week, U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) welcomes members of the House Science, Space & Technology Committee to the 7th Congressional District and Colorado to tour many of the world-class laboratories and companies in the state and see firsthand the important work being done in aerospace, space exploration, weather forecasting, satellite imaging, and energy…

Entire Colorado Delegation Urge President Biden to Consider National Security and Cost Implications in U.S. Space Command Basing Decision as Russia Threats Evolve

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Washington, D.C. -  Congressman Doug Lamborn joined Senator Michael Bennet and the entire Colorado Delegation in sending a letter, urging President Biden to reassess the January 2021 decision to move United States Space Command (USSPACECOM) from Colorado Springs, Colorado, to Huntsville, Alabama. Russia's unhinged invasion of Ukraine has made it clear that our military's need for…

Artemis Update to Congress

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NASA Inspector General Paul Martin told a congressional subcommittee today that each of the first four Artemis missions will cost $4.1 billion and projected the agency will spend $53 billion on Artemis from FY2021-2025. Even at that, he predicts the first astronauts will not return to the Moon until at least 2026. Other witnesses at the House hearing forecast dates between 2025 and 2027,…

Perlmutter Joins Wheat Ridge High School Students for Live Downlink Event with International Space Station

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Wheat Ridge, Colo. – U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) today joined around 200 students at Wheat Ridge High School as they participated in a NASA Education Downlink event with Astronaut Raja Chari from the International Space Station. Perlmutter provided a letter of support to bring this event to the school in 2021. Students pre-recorded questions for Commander Chari which were answered…

Perlmutter Attends Inaugural National Space Council Meeting

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Washington, D.C. – As a member of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee and space enthusiast, U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) today attended the inaugural National Space Council meeting under the Biden-Harris Administration. During the meeting, Vice President Harris announced the release of the United States Space Priorities Framework which will help guide the Council as it…

Members of the Colorado Congressional Delegation Call on Air Force Secretary to Suspend the Decision to Relocate U.S. Space Command

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Tags: Aerospace

Washington, D.C. — Today, Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper and Colorado U.S. Representatives Diana DeGette (D), Joe Neguse (D), Jason Crow (D), Ed Perlmutter (D), Doug Lamborn (R), and Lauren Boebert (R) sent a letter to the Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall urging him to suspend the Trump Administration's decision to move U.S. Space Command from Colorado…

House Science Committee advances budget reconciliation package

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Tags: Aerospace

WASHINGTON — The House Science Committee approved its portion of a massive budget reconciliation spending bill Sept. 9, making no major changes to its NASA provisions. The full committee voted 21-17 after a daylong markup to advance its portion of the package, allocating $45.51 billion to agencies under its jurisdiction, including NASA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric…

Perlmutter Applauds House Passage of FY22 Funding Bills, Including Millions for 7th Congressional District

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Washington, D.C. - Today U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) applauded the passage of nine FY 2022 appropriations bills in the U.S. House of Representatives this week. These bills included nearly all of his Community Project Funding (CPF) requests, which in total would bring $7.6 million for Colorado’s 7th Congressional District. The projects range from infrastructure improvements and…

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