A Green Future for NASA?

NASA to Push Environmental Goals, WS Journal

"NASA's No. 2 official on Wednesday vowed to provide taxpayers "better value" by focusing on environmental goals and promoting science education. In her most detailed explanation yet of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's priorities, Deputy Administrator Lori Garver said the Obama administration wants to highlight "how much NASA is making things better on Earth." From providing satellite images to tracking global climate change and natural disasters to spurring greater student interest in science and math, Ms. Garver indicated NASA wants to deliver concrete benefits to taxpayers. Her remarks to an aerospace conference here marked a new approach focused on selling NASA as a catalyst for educational and environmental change."

Obama to focus on innovation in New York speech, Reuters

"President Barack Obama travels to New York on Monday to promote his strategy to improve the U.S. economy by spending on education and innovation, as he shifts his focus from healthcare reform to a week of diplomacy and international economic issues."

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