Latest NASA Budget Stories

2009-01-09 14:30:00

NASA's chief said Thursday, that the cost of continuing the life of the space shuttle past next year's planned retirement is $3 billion a year plus extending the risk of a deadly accident.

2008-12-26 14:00:00


2008-12-17 18:00:00

HOUSTON, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From Edcouch and Harlingen, Texas, to outer space, South Texas native Humberto Sanchez is helping NASA take the next steps in space exploration.

2008-10-22 12:40:00

NASA administrator Michael Griffin said Tuesday that unfounded criticism of America's next-generation moon rocket is hurting the space agencies morale but hasn't stopped progress on the craft.

2008-10-16 15:00:07

WASHINGTON, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Advisory Council Chairman Harrison "Jack" H. Schmitt announced Thursday he was leaving the council. Fellow council member Kenneth Ford will succeed him as chairman effective immediately.

2008-09-11 12:00:07

U.S. space agency Deputy Administrator Shana Dale will help kick off the agency's next "Future Forum" -- part of NASA's 50th anniversary celebration. The event, to be held next Thursday at Boston's Museum of Science, is part of a year-long series celebrating the agency's anniversary.

2008-08-19 15:00:13

Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Barack Obama has laid out a space plan that includes $2 billion in new funding for NASA. Sen.

2008-07-22 21:00:15

The U.S. space agency Tuesday unveiled a Web site that provides information about the impact of fires and smoke on Earth's climate and ecosystems.

2008-06-25 12:00:56

The U.S. space agency says it's selected the Science Applications International Corp. to provide independent analysis and evaluation services.

2008-06-24 12:01:07

By Robert Block, The Orlando Sentinel, Fla. Jun. 24--CAPE CANAVERAL About 1,000 space workers -- worried about losing their jobs when the shuttle stops flying in 2010 -- came in buses and cars and on foot Monday, carrying signs and pamphlets demanding job security and a vibrant space program.

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