Sanders seeks to cut $10 billion funding proposal for new NASA lunar lander

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By Joey Roulette and David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders asked lawmakers to delete language from a bill that would fund development of a new lunar lander for NASA, a move seen as part of the senator’s effort to nix federal funds that could go to companies owned by billionaire Jeff Bezos. The provision is part of a broad bill that would provide $52 billion in semiconductor manufacturing subsidies and authorize additional funds to boost U.S. competitiveness and scientific research. The bill would authorize $10 billion through 2025 for a lunar lander program that B…

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