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Sen. McCain Speaks Out Against RD-180 Purchases

June 12, 2015

Keith’s note: Sen. John McCain raised the issue of continued purchase of Russian RD-180 engines on the Senate floor today.
Transcript below (edited for typos)

Sourced through Scoop.it from: nasawatch.com

Senator McCain is strongly opposed to sending $300 million to Russia for RD-180 rocket engines. If commercial crew is shortchanged, as currently planned by both the Senate and the House, we will be sending even more than $300 million to Russia for rides to the ISS. How does Senator McCain stand on this?

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