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House Committee Approves Smallest NASA Budget Since 1986

Casey Dreier • July 12, 2013 • 8

This budget, if enacted, would be the smallest budget NASA has seen since the mid '80s, when adjusted for inflation.

If we started today, how long would it take to get to Mars? With this budget, never.

Casey Dreier • June 19, 2013 • 6

The House of Representatives held a hearing today to discuss their proposed NASA authorization bill, which would fund Planetary Science, cut Earth Science, forbid asteroid retrieval, and command NASA to pursue a path to Mars via the Moon.

Download This One-Page Summary on the Threat to Planetary Science

Casey Dreier • June 05, 2013 • 5

When we visit Congress, this is what we leave them with. This one page summarizes the entire threat to continued planetary exploration at NASA in the proposed 2014 budget.

Implementing Missions Within Budget—Good News

Van Kane • May 30, 2013 • 1

Last decade, cost overruns on a number of planetary missions stretched NASA's budget. Recent missions have stayed within budget, but the cost of fiscal discipline may mean staying close to home.

Statement from the AAS on Proposed Elimination of NASA Science Education & Public Outreach Programs

Emily Lakdawalla • May 23, 2013 • 2

The American Astronomical Society has issued a strongly worded statement against NASA's proposed elimination of its education and public outreach programs, and I agree with it.

Planetary Science Echoes Through the Halls of Congress

Casey Dreier • May 21, 2013 • 3

The Planetary Society just returned from a big trip to Washington, D.C. to advocate for continued planetary exploration. Here's what happened.

The Planetary Society Travels to Washington, D.C. Next Week

Casey Dreier • May 09, 2013 • 2

We're storming D.C. next week to raise awareness of continued cuts to NASA's Planetary Science Division.

The White House Science Fair and an Earful for Bolden

Bill Nye • May 01, 2013 • 10

I meet the future of science in the United States, and I speak directly to NASA Administrator Charles Bolden about my concerns for Planetary Science funding.

American Astronomical Society Criticizes NASA Planetary Science Budget

Casey Dreier • April 30, 2013

The AAS made a strong critique of proposed cuts to NASA's Planetary Science program today.

Further Analysis of NASA's 2014 Budget Proposal

Van Kane • April 29, 2013 • 7

Now that groups and individuals have had time to digest the proposed 2014 NASA Planetary Science budget, they are highlighting the impacts of the proposed cuts. We are also getting the first independent reactions to the proposal to bring an asteroid to lunar orbit as a target for human exploration.

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