Editor's update: HR 2862 passed the House on Wednesday by a vote of 397 - 19 (Roll no. 581).
Editor's 9 Nov Note: The House is scheduled to take up the conference report for the Science, State, Justice and Commerce FY06 Appropriations bill, H.R. 2862, today. NASA Excerpt from H.R. 2862 at the House Republican leadership office:
"National Aeronautics and Space Administration is funded at requested level of $16.5 billion, $260 million above FY05. Funds the Presidents vision for space exploration at $3.1 billion; restores the aeronautics research program to $912 million. Provides full request for the Space Shuttle program and bill language is included directing the President to develop a national aeronautics policy."