Layoff Update

JPL enacts labwide hiring freeze, Pasadena Star News

"Based on the best information we now have, we expect to see a 2 percent to 5 percent reduction in our FY06 budget compared to FY05," JPL director Charles Elachi wrote in a letter to all lab employees. The lab's budget for fiscal year 2005 was $1.6 billion.

NASA's aeronautics cuts still looming, Daily Press

"The Senate approved a NASA spending bill Thursday that would cut aeronautics research funding by about 5.2 percent next year as Langley Research Center braces for possible layoffs."

A&M trustees face difficult hiring choice, Huntsville Times

"[Earls] pointed out that there are cuts across the whole NASA system, but is proud that after he made the case for his center's role in the revamped space program, "I sit here today and tell you that 700 number is now about 145."

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