James Webb Space Telescope Might Get the Ax
The House Appropriations Committee proposed removing it from the budget yesterday and will vote on it today.
I’m calling for a space enthusiast shout-out. Please go to the following New York Times article and read it and the links listed below in the “Related Articles” section. Then Email, Tweet, Retweet, Reblog, Comment on these articles and FB update this issue far and wide immediately. Calling your congressman/woman isn’t enough (but do that too). Spread the word!
- James Webb Space Telescope (blogs.discovermagazine.com)
- James Webb Space Telescope vs. an Appropriations Committee (sdunnebacke.wordpress.com)
- James Webb Space Telescope on Chopping Block (fredbortz.scienceblog.com)
- House Spending Panel Wants to Kill Webb Telescope (news.sciencemag.org)
- Poster Program for Space Overruns Gets Schwacked in Committee (nationalspacestudiescenter.wordpress.com)
- NASA Completes Mirror Polishing For James Webb Space Telescope (spacefellowship.com)
- What’s after the Hubble space telescope? Possibly nothing (arstechnica.com)
- Congress puts NASA and JWST on the chopping block (blogs.discovermagazine.com)