Budget: June 2007 Archives

Senators Hutchison, Landrieu, Mikulski and Shelby Pledge to Introduce NASA Funding Amendment

"Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX), Ranking Member of the Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Space, Aeronautics and Related Sciences and Sens. Mary Landrieu (D-LA), Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) and Richard Shelby (R-AL) today pledged to introduce an amendment to the Fiscal Year 2008 Commerce, Justice and Science appropriations bill to provide $1 billion in additional funding for NASA when the bill reaches the Senate floor."

Technical Societies Call for Increase to NASA Budget, AIAA

"In a letter, the group asked Congress to support an increase to NASAs FY08 budget of $1.4 billion for aerospace research and technology. The budget is currently under review on Capitol Hill."

Senate subcommittees approve 2008 funds for Energy, Justice, Federal Times

"Senate subcommittees today approved a $32.3 billion spending bill for the Army Corps of Engineers, the Interior Department's Bureau of Reclamation and the Energy Department, and a $54.6 billion spending bill for agencies including the Justice and Commerce departments and NASA. ... Unlike the House bill, the Senate version does not include language blocking NASA from pursuing exploration of Mars."

Kranz on the Gap

Missing out on outer space, Gene Kranz, op ed, The Hill

"Our nation now faces a similar gap in manned space flight if our political and congressional leaders dont act soon. In 2010, after completing the assembly of the space station and restoring the Hubble space telescope to many more years of scientific achievement, the shuttle fleet will stand down, initiating a more than four-year hiatus in U.S. human access to space."

Subcommittee Passes FY08 Commerce, Justice and Science Appropriations Bill

"In NASA, we have provided an increase of $290 million above the President's request to restore cuts made by the Administration in the science, aeronautics and education portfolios. The committee also provides funding in a new account structure to add clarity to the budget. The new accounts are: science, aeronautics, exploration, education, cross-agency support programs, space operations, and the inspector general."



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