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NASA announced Thursday an $18.69 billion budget for fiscal year 2010 to advance Earth science, complete the International Space Station, explore the solar system and conduct aeronautics research.
Thursday President Barack Obama released a new budget that ordered a review of NASA's Constellation project that is meant to replace the US shuttle fleet for manned space flight after next year.
NASA is facing a critical deadline on whether to retire the space shuttle fleet, however, it still lacks an agency chief to make the $230 billion decision.
NASA can land a spacecraft on a peanut-shaped asteroid 150 million miles away, but canâ€™t even come close to hitting its own budget goals for building a spacecraft, joked congressional auditors as they reported that the space agency is nearly $1.1 billion in the red on just nine projects over the last couple of years.
According to US officials, President Obamaâ€™s budget for 2010 allocates more money to NASA and space exploration.
Acting NASA Administrator Christopher J. Scolese said the following in response to the 2010 fiscal year budget overview for NASA released Feb. 26...
The U.S. space agency would receive $18.7 billion during fiscal 2010 based on the budget request U.S.
HOUSTON, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent developments concerning the economic stimulus bill are cause for serious concern for NASA's funding needs. A vote in the Senate is imminent and the outcome for NASA is imperative.
After four years on the job, NASA Administrator Michael Griffin bid farewell to co-workers on Friday, thanking them for their hard work during his tenure and urging them to support his successor.
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