NASA Budget Update

NASAstates going ballistic over cash cuts, The Hill

"A bipartisan group of Texas and Florida lawmakers is pressuring House appropriators to restore hundreds of millions of dollars for space travel, warning that cutting NASA's budget next year could hurt the economy and national security. House members from the two states that house NASA's major space centers met Wednesday to discuss ways to restore the funding, while Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Texas) blasted the proposed reductions as "destructive."

Hutchison: Proposed cuts to NASA 'destructive', The Hill

"Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Texas) blasted the House's reductions to President Obama's NASA budget proposal, warning that they could hurt U.S. security and the economy. Hutchison said that the reductions, which total $650.6 million, were "destructive." The biggest proposed reduction made by the House Appropriations Committee is a $566.5 million cut from Obama's request for space exploration funding."

Senator Shelby talks about NASA budget, WAFF

"I will do everything I can to make sure Marshall is properly funded in the scheme of the whole NASA situation. But we have not marked up yet," said Senator Shelby."

  • submit to reddit


Loading




Join our mailing list




Monthly Archives

About this Entry

This page contains a single entry by Keith Cowing published on June 10, 2009 6:59 PM.

Gutting GRC's Visitor Center to Fill Up the Great Lakes Science Center was the previous entry in this blog.

Impact! is the next entry in this blog.

Find recent content on the main index or look in the archives to find all content.