House Chairman of NASA Funding Critical of Direction

Perhaps the best example of this administration’s mismanagement of our space program is its current plan to “lasso an asteroid” into lunar orbit. The proposal, unveiled in last year’s budget proposal, was hardly vetted before its release and has since been found to be poorly thought-out and lacking in support from both the American people and our international partners. […]

Notes on the House FY 2014 NASA Budget

The House Commerce, Justice, & Science Appropriations, or simply CJS, Subcommittee FY 2014 budget[1], which includes funding for NASA, was approved by the full House Appropriations Committee on July 17. Accompanying the budget is a report that details the budget and other Congressional mandates. I have always found the budget report to be the […]

House Appropriations Committee Approves Commerce, Justice, & Science Budget

The House Commerce, Justice, & Science Appropriations, or simply CJS, Subcommittee FY 2014 budget, which includes funding for NASA, was approved by the full House Appropriations Committee on July 17. In the House version of the NASA budget, every program takes a funding haircut, although some more so than others. The House FY 2014 […]

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 […]