NASA space station officials weigh in on remaining in orbit until 2030

NASA’s International Space Station team is eager to stick with the orbiting laboratory until 2030.

NASA officials speaking at a virtual meeting held on Tuesday (Jan. 18) spoke about plans to take advantage of an extension to the International Space Station program that NASA Administrator Bill Nelson announced on Dec. 31. The meeting was held by the Human Exploration and Operations Committee of the NASA Advisory Council, a group of independent experts who monitor NASA’s activity relating to human spaceflight.