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House Presents Draft of NASA FY 2014 Budget

The House Commerce, Justice, & Science Appropriations Subcommittee released its FY 2014 budget draft, HR–113, sans markups; markup is scheduled for today, July 10. The House Appropriations Subcommittee’s counterpart in the Senate, chaired by Barbara Mikulski, has not yet released a draft budget. The House Subcommittee’s draft of NASA’s FY 2014 budget[1] is in [...]

NASA 2013 Budget Updates

Introduced by House Appropriations Chairman Hal Rogers on March 4, H.R. 933[1]: “Department of Defense, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations” was passed by the House on March 6. The goal of this appropriations bill was to fund the government, including NASA, through September of this year. For NASA, H.R. 933 represents [...]

Armstrong, Cernan, & Lovell Oppose Lenient Contract For Commercial Space

Today, Neil Armstrong, Gene Cernan, and Jim Lovell came out in opposition to NASA using Space Act agreements for commercial crewed space funding, which NASA has proposed. As they mention in their letter, given NASA’s constrained budget for the foreseeable future, they agree with House CSJ Appropriations Chairman Frank Wolf that NASA needs to [...]