Wolf, Culberson Introduce Space Leadership Act
Rep. John Culberson (R-TX), Rep. Frank Wolf (R-VA) and four other Republicans introduced the Space Leadership Act today.
The bill, co-sponosred by Reps. Pete Olson (R-TX), Bill Posey (R-FL), Lamar Smith (R-TX) and James Sensenbrenner (R-WI) would create a Board of Directors chosen by the administration, the House and the Senate made up of former astronauts and eminent scientists. The board would --
Board terms would be for three years and board members could not work for any company that does business with NASA. The administrator would be selected for a 10-year term.
The bill stands little chance of clearing the 112th Congress if for no other reason than the short amount of time remaining, but could provide an opportunity for more debate on how to help NASA move forward.
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