Senate CR Seeks to Zero Out New Technology; Build Orion and HLV

Senat Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Summary of Year-Long CR Provisions

"National Aeronautics and Space Administration

- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is funded at $18.5 billion, a reduction of $461 million from the FY 2011 request. This is $412 million more than the House level.

- Preserves NASA portfolio balanced among science, aeronautics, technology and human space flight investments, holding NASA's feet to the fire to build the Orion Multipurpose Crew Vehicle and the heavy lift Space Launch System.

- Does not provide for requested, but new, long-range space technology research activities."

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