"The budget proposes to end direct USA financial support for the International Space Station in 2025, after which NASA would rely on commercial partners for its low Earth orbit research and technology demonstration requirements,", which was released on Monday.
Some private businesses have already dabbled in space exploration and have contributed to the International Space Station project.
NASA now spends about $3 billion a year on station operations and support, maintaining the U.S. segment of the outpost, supplying spare parts and other critical cargo and buying seats aboard Russian Soyuz spacecraft to ferry U.S., European, Canadian and Japanese astronauts to and from the outpost.
The proposed budget for NASA for fiscal year 2019 is at $19.6 billion, about half a billion higher than the requested budget for this year.
President Trump wants NASA to focus more on human exploration to Moon and Mars and that is why it wants the space agency to give less emphasis on ISS in the coming years.
The same budget proposal proposes to pull the plug on WFIRST, a space telescope mission that NASA said is "designed to settle essential questions in the areas of dark energy, exoplanets, and infrared astrophysics".
He said the move would put the USA on course to "do something exciting" in space for the first time in years, adding that his company is "ready" to partner with NASA on its moon efforts.
The Soyuz 2-1a booster carrying the Progress MS-08/69P cargo craft took off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 3:13 a.m. EST (GMT-5; 2:13 p.m. local time), streaking away through a cold, overcast sky and climbing directly into the plane of the space station's orbit.
Pak activist Asma Jahangir dies of cardiac arrest
She was not only a symbol of bravery and strength for the people of Pakistan but also an inspiration for women across the globe. While condolences poured in from all sections, there was a section on people who condemned her even after she passed away.
Putting $150 million toward commercial development for the space station would be a "great indication" the administration is confident in what the private sector can do, CSF executive director Tommy Sanford told CNN.
The directive, which is based on recommendations of the recently re-activated National Space Council (NSC), will refocus NASA on its core mission, space exploration, the White House spokesman said.
"The proposal would also end support for the International Space Station in 2025 and make deep cuts to popular education and science programs", he added.
And SpaceX and Boeing are each developing spacecrafts to send astronauts to and from the space station.
"In short, we are once again on a path to return to the Moon with an eye toward Mars".
According to the Washington Post report, the Trump administration wants to extend the public-private partnership one step further to encourage "the emergence of an environment in [low-Earth orbit] where NASA is one of many customers of a non-governmental human space flight managed and operated enterprise, while providing a smooth and uninterrupted transition".
NASA in 2022 hopes to launch the first portion of a small station to be placed in orbit around the moon.
NASA's acting administrator, Robert Lightfoot, called the plan "very exciting" with lots of potential, despite what he said were some hard decisions that went into it.
She initially put her feet down to slow her progress but quickly began to rock back and forth at more than 60 miles per hour. Spectators and viewers expressed their concern via social media as many feared the USA athlete had hit her head and neck.
Red Gerard won gold in the snowboarding slopestyle event to give the Americans their first medal at the 2018 Winter Games . Mark McMorris completed his remarkable comeback from injury and was in a gold medal position heading into the final run.
Alex Hales had taken the attack to New Zealand but Ish Sodhi dismissed him and then James Vine was also quickly sent back. England were moving at a quick pace in their chase of 197 against New Zealand despite the early wicket of Jason Roy.
Rahimi, known to many as the "Chelsea bomber", is a 30-year-old US citizen born in Afghanistan who grew up in New Jersey. NYPD Commissioner James O'Neill noted in a statement that Rahimi's sentencing should deter future acts of terror.
After the vote succeeded, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell kept his word to move to open an immigration debate next week. US Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO) has released a statement following his vote against the budget agreement.
According to the BBC , UK home secretary Amber Rudd said the government may end up legally forcing tech companies to use the tool. It says that the system uses advanced machine learning to analyze the sound and visual components of videos for "subtle signals".
Google's AMP for Email will make the content in emails more up-to-date and actionable, improving productivity in the process. Initially, it'll only be available for those who sign up to the optional Gmail Developer Preview of AMP for Email .
This weekend, the imposing Dutchman returns to a club still angry with the way he pushed his way out of St Mary's. However, Liverpool haven't conceded in any of their last three Premier League games against Southampton .
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Luke Rockhold can win the interim middleweight title but Romero won't claim the belt if he wins the fight. Rockhold appears to be in good spirits, though, who took to social media to congratulate the victor .
Snapdragon X50 hits 4.51 Gbps
Qualcomm says the X24 is the first announced Category 20 LTE modem supporting up to a whopping 2 Gbps of downstream bandwidth. Above: Real world speeds provided by the Snapdragon X50 5G modem .
Nasa spacecraft takes farthest ever image from Earth
Until now, the photo was taken farther away from Earth than any image ever, a record that stood for more than 27 years. As part of the probes mission to rendezvous with a KBO, the team was searching for forward-scattering rings or dust.
Oxfam revelations lead to more accountability for charities
A spokesperson for Oxfam said the organisation was deeply shocked by the new allegations, admitting the problem was "sector-wide". The charity said it had publicly announced an investigation into the allegations when they surfaced seven years ago.
Claude Puel keen to move on from Riyad Mahrez saga
And Puel claimed both he and the Algeria global will focus their efforts on the rest of the season without any issues. RIYAD MAHREZ is on the Leicester bench for their clash against Manchester City after returning to training yesterday.
Chicharito Can't Stop Scoring Right Now For West Ham
West Ham are vying to go five successive league and cup games without defeat for the first time at the London Stadium . We will not be signing a player that the manager hasn't seen play, and we hope we will spend our money better.
David Beckham and Rio Ferdinand lead Liam Miller tributes
Hailing from County Cork, the 36-year-old passed away following illness and will be sadly missed by his family and friends. Celtic held a minute's silence in honour of Miller ahead of their Scottish Cup fifth round win over Partick Thistle.
Israel Launches Airstrikes In Syria After Fighter Jet Crashes
The downing of the plane prompted a broad wave of Israeli strikes against a dozen Syrian and Iranian targets in Syrian territory. Israel says the situation started with an Iranian drone crossing into its territory from Syria at around 4:30 a.m.