"The decision to end direct federal support for the ISS in 2025 does not imply that the platform itself will be deorbited at that time - it is possible that industry could continue to operate certain elements or capabilities of the ISS as part of a future commercial platform".
It's not clear how putting the station in private hands would work, since the ISS is an global program involving a number of other countries.
The administration will reportedly ask for $150 million in the 2019 fiscal year in its budget request on Monday.
As the Post notes, the station is no stranger to private industry; Boeing now operates it at a cost of $3 to $4 billion a year.
Omarosa returns to the Celebrity Big Brother house
Winokur said to Matthews, "Ross, all I'm going to say is, this is hilarious that you and I knocked out those people". She went on to serve under President Trump as director of communications for the Office of Public Liaison.
The NASA document indicates the administration "will request market analysis and business plans from the commercial sector and solicit plans from commercial industry" as it hammers out a fuller plan.
Not surprisingly, this proposal isn't incredibly popular. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) recently trashed reports of NASA deciding to stop funding the ISS. He also argued that it would be "one of the dumbest things" to stop funding an asset with "serious usable life ahead".
Reports of plans to privatise the ISS has been met with some opposition. Cruz said he hoped reports of ending station funding would "prove as unfounded as Bigfoot" and blamed it on "numskulls" at the Office of Management and Budget.
This project is crucial to gaining a better understanding of human health in space, so we can help keep our astronauts safe...and one day, maybe even the population of our world as we travel into deep space. NASA would just be one of the ISS or that theoretical future private space station's clients, reversing the current arrangement where NASA personnel and their worldwide partners manage the station and conduct onboard experiments. As the Guardian noted, since the retirement of the space shuttle in 2011 NASA has no means to get astronauts into space and now relies on Russian Soyuz rockets to get them to the ISS; private companies like SpaceX and Blue Origin won't launch manned missions to low Earth orbit until this September at the earliest. Although: Trump tweeted his congratulations to Elon Musk and SpaceX earlier this week.
After Cattrall's brother died last week, Parker reached out to express her sympathy about the tragedy, Page Six reported . At this time, Parker has not made any comments in response to Cattrall's post .
Japanese skaters Midori Ito and Mao Asada are the only other women to successfully complete the triple axel at the Olympics. She finished with a huge technical score of 73.38 and a total score of 137.53, a personal best.
Warming ties between the Koreas could complicate Seoul's ties with Washington, which wants to maximize its pressures on Pyongyang. Landing without a valid visa, he was interrogated for five hours by North Korean customs officials and fined $500.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has invited his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in for a summit in Pyongyang, officials say. Moon also greeted Fred Warmbier, the father of Otto Warmbier, who was seated behind him.
While speaking on the occasion of foundation stone-laying ceremony, Modi said, "A temple is an agent of peace and harmony". India is today the largest importer of Israeli arms in the world, accounting for 41 per cent of the latter's arms sales.
Tillerson is expected to meet various senior officials on the margins of both meetings before leaving the region February 16. Tillerson will meet with Lebanese President Michel Aoun, Prime Minister Saad Hariri and Speaker of Parliament Nabih Berri.
The storm is now a Category 4, and forecasters expect it could grow to a Category 5 by the time it strikes Tonga Monday night. In American Samoa, the governor, Lolo Matalasi Maliga, said there was extensive damage to homes and utilities.
A third goal seemed inevitable and came courtesy of a great strike from a wide-open Toni Kroos, who Vazquez picked out. The hat-trick is Ronaldo's 33rd in LaLiga. "Hopefully we can fight for every game in all competitions".
On a brighter note, the company's online sales in New Zealand jumped 90 per cent to $4.8m and are now almost 4pc of total sales. In 2016 JB Hi-Fi acquired white goods retailer The Good Guys for $870 million, which Murray said has been progressing well.
This was met with worldwide sanctions as well as a flurry of insults between President Donald Trump and North Korean state media . Pence and the North Korean delegation sat near each other at the ceremony but did not acknowledge or speak to each other.
Duke's Bagley to miss Ga. Tech game with mild knee sprain
The Duke Blue Devils are averaging 89.1 points on 50.7 percent shooting and allowing 72.8 points on 40.9 percent shooting. The potential No. 1 overall pick in the NBA Draft is averaging more than 21 points and 11 rebounds a game.
Kim Jong Un invites SKorea pres for talks
She was promoted a year ago to the country's Politburo, the senior body of North Korea's communist party, as an alternate member. Moon went on to cite the example of the 1991 World Table Tennis Championships, where the two Koreas fielded a joint team.
Trump unsure Israel genuinely wants peace with Palestinians
Morales was honored during the meal, attended by about 200 people, for his decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Hamas spokesman Hazem Qassem told Al-Monitor that the United States' and Israel's goals concur in the deal.
Saudi women need not wear abaya robes: senior cleric
Women in Saudi Arabia face extreme social and personal restrictions because of the kingdom's strict interpretation of Islam. This has helped create one of the most gender unequal countries in the Middle East.
Paul Pierce Gets No. 34 Retired By Celtics
Pierce figured the festivities, which followed Boston's game against Cleveland, would toy with his emotions, and he was right. Everyone came out for the occasion, including former teammates Kevin Garnett and Rajon Rondo .
Mattis says North Korea can't drive wedge between South, US
Yo-jong's visit to the South was the first visit by a member of the ruling Kim family ever since the Korean War ended in 1953. The South Korean president also stressed the need for the communist North to resume its dialogue with the United States.
Pence avoids meeting top N. Korean official
It's not unfamiliar", Kim said when asked by one of the South Koreans at the dinner how she feels on the other side of the border. It has only deepened over the years as the North closes in on the ability to field an arsenal of nukes that can hit USA cities.
Canada medals but Nicholson comes up short
Canadian snowboarders Max Parrot and Mark McMorris won Canada's first medals of the Pyeongchang Olympics . This was the best run I could put down at the right moment and now it's the judges' decision.