Top 5 Space Stories To Watch In 2016

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
The dancing lights of the Aurora Borealis is shown over the Pacific northwest taken from the International Space Station by astronaut Scott Kelly in this handout provided by NASA, January 20, 2016. REUTERS/Scott Kelly/ESA/NASA/Handout via Reuters

The coming year will likely be a huge one for space exploration.

Could EPA Officials Be Jailed For Their 'Covert Propaganda' Campaign?

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch
Senator James Inhofe.(Reuters / Gary Cameron)

‘It’s time for the Department of Justice to investigate’

Here's The Problem With $600 Billion In Federal Grants

Daily Caller News Foundation | Ethan Barton
Gene L. Dodaro comptroller general of the Government Accountability Office, testifies during a hearing. (Photo by Scott J. Ferrell/Congressional Quarterly/Getty Images)

‘Found some problems’

GOP Lawmakers Call On IRS To Fix Audit System And Protect First Amendment

Daily Caller News Foundation | Juliegrace Brufke
WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 29: U.S Rep. Peter Roskam (R-IL) (C) leaves after a House Republican Conference meeting September 29, 2015 at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC. House Republicans met to discuss GOP agenda including the government funding bill. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

‘The American people deserve better’

After 8 Years, The Military's Green Energy Plan Is Still 'Unrealistic' And 'Cost Prohibitive'

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch
U.S. President Obama inspects solar panels at Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas

‘None of the military departments have established net zero as a funded program’

US Crude Oil Hits European Shores For The 1st Time In 40 Years

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
- PHOTO TAKEN 17 APR06 - An oil tanker is loaded with crude oil at the Al Basra Oil Terminal (ABOT) located in the Persian Gulf about 34 kms (20 miles) south of the Iraqi city of Basra April 17, 2006. The four-berth terminal is currently undergoing a major renovation to increase the crude oil-loading capacity up to 3 million barrels per day (BPD) and improve reliability and safety. [ABOT is one of Iraq's two operating offshore terminals in the Persian Gulf, the second, Kwahr Abd Allah Oil Terminal, being in serious disrepair and limited to loading small tankers.] Picture taken April 17, 2006. -

Exporting oil will create $38 billion in wealth, reduce the trade deficit by $22 billion and add 300,000 new jobs by 2020

Feds Ignore Watchdog's Warnings, Costs Taxpayers Billions

Daily Caller News Foundation | Ethan Barton
Gene L. Dodaro comptroller general of the Government Accountability Office, testifies during a hearing. (Photo by Scott J. Ferrell/Congressional Quarterly/Getty Images)

Fixing just one Medicare problem ‘could have saved an estimated $3.2 billion to $5.1 billion’

These Are The Most ABSURD 2015 EPA Power-Grabs Of Dubious Legality

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
Environmental Protection Agency

Here are the top 5 EPA attempts to grab power through quasi-legal means.

NASA's $8.7 Billion Telescope Is 7 Years Behind Schedule And Only Halfway Done

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
Engineers worked tirelessly to install the ninth primary flight mirror onto the telescope structure. Credits: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center/Chris Gunn

The telescope was initially projected to cost $1.6 billion and should have been launched in 2011.

New York Times Demands 'Green' Cash To Lift Oil Export Ban

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
An oil tanker sits anchored off the Fos-Lavera oil hub near Marseille, France, October 15, 2015. Picture taken on October 15, 2015. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

The oil export ban is expected to be lifted before the end of the year

'Covert Propaganda': EPA Broke Anti-Lobbying Laws To Promote Agenda

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch
EPA Administrator McCarthy speaks at the Center for American Progress' 2014 Policy Conference in Washington

‘EPA officials act as if the law does not apply to them’

Gov't Report: NOAA's Mismanaged Satellite Programs To Cost Taxpayers $22 Billion

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch
An Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) satellite is seen in an undated handout artist's rendering. REUTERS/Los Angeles Air Force Base/Handout via Reuters

Costs for one satellite are growing at an unsustainable rate

Marriage of Convenience? Environmentalists And Oil Refineries

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
An oil tanker sits anchored off the Fos-Lavera oil hub near Marseille, France, October 15, 2015. Picture taken on October 15, 2015. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

The Sierra Club is so terrified by lifting the ban that it is totally reversing its long-standing opposition to to oil refineries.

Another Failing Green Energy Company Might Cost Taxpayers BILLIONS

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch
A tower belonging to the Abengoa solar plant near the Seville, southern Spain on Wednesday. The company is one of the world’s top builders of power lines. PHOTO: REUTERS

‘The Abengoa bankruptcy exposes taxpayers to losses four times greater than Solyndra’

Government Report: Feds Have Failed Every Goal Set In The War On Drugs

Daily Caller News Foundation | Guy Bentley
HONDURAS-CRIME-DRUGS-DESTRUCTION

Feds fail to achieve a single objective in drug control strategy

Seven Years After Obama 's 'Shovel-Ready' Stimulus, 150,000 US Bridges Are 'Structurally Deficient'

Daily Caller News Foundation | Ethan Barton
The collapsed Interstate 35W bridge that spans the Mississippi River near Minneapolis. REUTERS/Eric Miller

‘Bridge safety remains a high-priority issue for our transportation system.’

Economist: Lifting Oil Export Ban Will Create 300k Jobs And $38 Billion

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
- PHOTO TAKEN 17 APR06 - An oil tanker is loaded with crude oil at the Al Basra Oil Terminal (ABOT) located in the Persian Gulf about 34 kms (20 miles) south of the Iraqi city of Basra April 17, 2006. The four-berth terminal is currently undergoing a major renovation to increase the crude oil-loading capacity up to 3 million barrels per day (BPD) and improve reliability and safety. [ABOT is one of Iraq's two operating offshore terminals in the Persian Gulf, the second, Kwahr Abd Allah Oil Terminal, being in serious disrepair and limited to loading small tankers.] Picture taken April 17, 2006. -

Lifting the export ban will lower gas prices by up to 13 cents per gallon.

Congress Takes Key Step To AUDIT THE FED ... But Will It Actually Happen?

Daily Caller News Foundation | Juliegrace Brufke
A general view of the U.S. Capitol dome can be seen to the carriage entrance to the U.S. Senate in Washington December 11, 2014. (REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst)

The legislation would also require the Fed transition to using a rule-based policy when determining interest rates.

EPA Employee Gets Indicted For Pot Possession, Gets SIX MONTHS PAID LEAVE

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch
Marijuana Bag

There’s a troubling trend going on at EPA

TSA SLAMMED In Oversight Hearing: 'Layers Of Security Simply Missing'

Daily Caller News Foundation | Steve Ambrose
Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agents wait for the arrival of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson at Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles, California February 20, 2014. (REUTERS/Kevork Djansezian)

‘Pathetic’