Volume 91 Issue 16 | pp. 30-31
Issue Date: April 22, 2013

NASA: Support To Enable Future Asteroid Mission

Department: Government & Policy
Keywords: NASA, asteroid, Mars

President Obama is proposing a slight drop in funds for the National Aeronautics & Space Administration in fiscal 2014 as compared with 2012. The $17.7 billion request—down 0.3% from 2012—reflects the fiscal realities while better aligning the agency’s activities to meet the President’s challenge of sending humans to an asteroid by 2025 and to Mars in the 2030s.

As a result, the proposed budget includes . . .

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