Cutting Space Science Funding

NASA to Cut Back Scientific Missions Because of Budget, NY Times

"In another move last month, NASA slashed this year's budget for individual research projects by 15 percent, retroactive to last fall, yanking the rug out from researchers and their institutions that had already begun work. Dr. Cleave, the NASA associate administrator for science, acknowledged that she had been deluged with faxes and e-mail messages from scientists alarmed about these developments. She said the agency would be willing to adjust "the mix" in favor of more research and analysis, but added that something would have to give. "I have my budget; I don't expect relief," she said. "There's no free lunch here."

Editor's note: Contact Mary:
FAX: +1 202 358-3092
Voice: +1 202 358-3889
email: mary.cleave@nasa.gov

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