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NASA transition team might get new members

Donald Trump delivers his victory speech on Election Night 2016. Credit: CSPAN

The office of President-elect Trump is reportedly considering adding more people to the NASA transition team.

The new personnel would focus on commercial space issues at the behest of Peter Thiel, the billionaire investor who supported Trump during the campaign and is now advising the incoming president, out of concerns that the current landing team was too focused on “legacy” space projects.

The Trump transition team has yet to formally announce any new members, and any additional personnel would have only a few weeks to work before the transition teams formally disband on Jan. 20. [Wall Street Journal]

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