Friday, May 8, 2009

A look at the bigger NASA budget

Science Insider has a nice summary of the overall NASA budget. One item I missed yesterday was that the Obama administration has begun a three month re-examination of the human exploration program. The results of that review could either relieve pressure on NASA's budget or increase it. (Look here for an analysis of the overall mismatch between NASA's goals and budget:

For all the science programs, the budgets are essentially flat. Two programs, Earth Science and Astrophysics did benefit from a one time boost from the 2009 stimulus package.

The full article can be read at:

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