TITLE

NASA's New Mission: Exploring the Heavens on a Budget

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, Josh
PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
National Journal;1/21/2011, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the new challenge facing the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to conduct its space missions on a limited budget. Its budget fell from 22 billion dollars in 1991 to 18 billion in 2011. President Barack Obama proposed to add six billion dollars to its budget in 2010 and privatization of shuttles to reduce costs. Anti-deficit advocates criticized NASA because they say its programs do not serve any national service and are expensive.
ACCESSION #
57548384

 

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