Presidential candidates campaigning in Texas said they would continue funding NASA programs if elected, but it is unclear what would happen to NASA's manned spaceflight program under any of the candidates. Hillary Rodham Clinton has the most detailed plan for the space program, and Barack Obama said he is committed to reducing the five-year gap in manned space flight. Meanwhile. John McCain said the manned space flight program is important, but NASA should become better at setting priorities.

Related Summaries