Trump may privatize the International Space Station by 2025, according to a report

The umbra, the moon's shadow, over the United States from space is seen from the International Space Station from outer space.

Source: International Space Station

The umbra, the moon’s shadow, over the United States from space is seen from the International Space Station from outer space.

In January, The Verge reported that the Trump administration was preparing to end US support for the International Space Station by 2025, prompting outcry from Congressional officials. The Washington Post says that it has viewed an internal NASA document that outlines the agency’s intentions to privatize the station after funding ends in 2024.

According to the Post, the document says that the decision to defund the station doesn’t mean that it will be de-orbited in 2025, but says handing over control to a private company to…

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