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McCain Seeks to Reverse RD-180 Legislation (Update) – NASA Watch

January 27, 2016

Keith’s 6:30 pm update: Moments ago Sen. McCain just gave a shout out on CNN to SpaceX as being able to provide a competitive alternative to the RD-180 saying “we paid this outfit ULA $800 million just to stay…

Sourced through Scoop.it from: nasawatch.com

Senator McCain did not take kindly to slipping into the recently passed federal budget bill a rollback of the ban on Russian RD-180 rocket engines used by the ULA Atlas V launch vehicle. He vowed to do everything he can to reinstate the ban.

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