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• April 03, 2013
Here are the big items to watch for when the White House proposes its 2014 budget on April 10th.
• March 29, 2013
The Planetary Society just achieved a major victory in our efforts to ensure strong funding for NASA’s planetary exploration.
• March 27, 2013
The President signed the Senate's bill to fund the government for the remainder of 2013, and it includes some positive news for NASA's Planetary Science division, which is facing a 21% cut.
• March 21, 2013
We celebrate success as Congress passes a bill that restores funding to NASA's Planetary Science program, allowing for more missions, begins a mission to Europa, and funds Plutonium fuel development.
• March 15, 2013
Are you a scientist or student that has felt an impact from sequestration? Tell us your story.
• March 14, 2013
The first major effects of Sequestration were felt at NASA yesterday, with new rules severely restricting travel and scientific conference attendance by NASA scientists and contractors.
• March 08, 2013
Rep. Adam Schiff's response to the state of Planetary Science funding from his recent online town hall.
• March 07, 2013
Thursday at noon PST/3pm EST/20:00 UT we check in with Emily Lakdawalla to bring us up to speed with Curiosity's computer problems and we check in on NASA's budget status.
• March 05, 2013
Rep. Adam Schiff is holding an online town hall on Wednesday, March 6th at 2:30pm PST. If you live in his district, it is a great time to ask about the status of Planetary Science funding on Twitter or his Facebook page.
• March 04, 2013
The U.S. House of Representatives unveiled their new funding bill for the remainder of the 2013 fiscal year, which funds NASA at 2012 levels with the exception of its SLS and Commercial Crew programs.
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