Help Shape the Future of Space Exploration

Join The Planetary Society Now  arrow.png

Join our eNewsletter for updates & action alerts

    Please leave this field empty
Blogs

Headshot of Emily Lakdawalla

NASA is an Investment in the Future

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla

13-01-2012 17:59 CST

Topics: Planetary Society Political Advocacy

The Planetary Society continues our strong political advocacy for space science and exploration. The following is an excerpt from a letter we sent on Thursday, January 12, 2012 to Jacob Lew of the Office of Management and Budget and the President's Chief of Staff.

The complete letter can be downloaded here.

"We strongly urge the Administration to rebalance NASA's portfolio and re-baseline the funding for programs in the Science Mission Directorate -- Astrophysics, Earth Science, Heliophysics, and Planetary Science. A small increase to 30% of NASA's overall budget would support the outstanding missions being completed and planned."

 
See other posts from January 2012

 

Or read more blog entries about: Planetary Society Political Advocacy

Comments:

Leave a Comment:

You must be logged in to submit a comment. Log in now.
Facebook Twitter Email RSS AddThis

Blog Search

LightSail

Support LightSail!

Our LightSail test mission was successfully completed and our Kickstarter campaign ended June 26th, raising $1.24 million dollars for LightSail's 2016 solar sailing mission! Miss the Kickstarter campaign, but still want to donate? You can!

I want to help!

Featured Images

Spruce Knob (annotated)
Deep Impact Hartley 2 approach animation
NGC 4414 spiral galaxy
Epimetheus and Janus
More Images

Featured Video

Pluto and Pals featuring Emily Lakdawalla!

Watch Now

Selfies to Space!

Take flight with a selfie on LightSail™ in 2016!

Send a Selfie Now

Join the New Millennium Committee

Let’s invent the future together!

Become a Member

Connect With Us

Facebook! Twitter! Google+ and more…
Continue the conversation with our online community!