Nelson Lays Down the Law to NASA at Senate Hearing

Florida Senator Bill Nelson

The Orlando Sentinel reports on a tense hearing today on Capitol Hill today:

> Tensions between U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson and the White House openly erupted Wednesday when the Florida Democrat used a packed Senate hearing to accuse the administration of dragging its feet on a new NASA law that Nelson had a hand in crafting. > > Nelson said the Senate had received word that NASA and “other parts of the administration” were working to undermine the law — which aims to replace the retiring space shuttle with a new “heavy lift” rocket and crew capsule — and instead enact Obama’s earlier plans, which would focus more on technology development. However, he offered no definitive examples or proof.

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