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Space Takes Big Hits: The defense appropriators took aim at key space programs, cutting nearly $500 million from USAF research & development programs. The reductions include:

•  $250 million from the Transformational Satellite Communications program for concerns over technical maturity.”
•  $125.8 million from the Space Based Radar for “excessive program growth.”
•  $100 million from the Space Based Infrared System satellite program also for “excessive program growth.”