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Susan LendrothSeptember 15, 2009

Norman Augustine Speaks to U.S. Congress Today

by Susan Lendroth

Norman Augustine, the Chair of the U.S. Human Space Flight Plans Committee, is presenting to the U.S. congress today the summary of their final report to the Obama Administration. Louis Friedman said, "The Planetary Society agrees with their principal conclusion that human space exploration requires a gradual buildup of the NASA budget to at least $3 billion above the current level by 2014. We also concur with their specific suggestions about changes to NASA's planned program."

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