NASA’s Sequester Plan Targets Private Space Taxi Funds and Tech

NASA's Sequester Plan Targets Private Space Taxi Funds and TechWASHINGTON — To deal with the nearly $900 million budget hit NASA will absorb if automatic spending cuts known as sequestration are allowed to take effect March 1, the U.S. space agency would slow development work on commercially operated astronaut taxis, delay or cancel space technology programs and postpone the launch of some small science missions.