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Bad Budget News for NASA's Planetary Exploration Program

Bill Nye • April 10, 2013 • 13

The Administration just released its proposed budget for 2014 and it contains some very bad news for NASA's planetary exploration program. Just three weeks ago the U.S. Congress rejected similar cuts proposed for planetary exploration last year. It was a clear statement of support by both Congress and the public: planetary exploration is an affordable national priority.

2014 NASA Budget Cuts $200 million from Planetary Science -- Again

Casey Dreier • April 10, 2013 • 1

NASA's new budget doubles down on cuts to Planetary Science, despite Congress rejecting a similar proposal last year.

What To Watch For In The 2014 Budget

Casey Dreier • April 03, 2013 • 3

Here are the big items to watch for when the White House proposes its 2014 budget on April 10th.

A Major Political Victory for The Planetary Society

Bill Nye • March 29, 2013

The Planetary Society just achieved a major victory in our efforts to ensure strong funding for NASA’s planetary exploration.

Washington Update

Bill Nye • February 11, 2013 • 2

Bill Nye and Neil deGrasse Tyson spoke to the House Science committee about the importance of space and scientific research. Bill Nye also visited with Congressman Culberson and Congressman Wolf's chief of staffabout supporting NASA's Planetary Science Program.

Tell Us How Planetary Science Is Cheap, Be Entered to Win

Casey Dreier • February 06, 2013

Submit an entry comparing the cost of Planetary Science at NASA to...anything. You'll be entered to win a prize. Exploring the solar system costs less than many people think, let's give everyone food for thought.

Advocacy Update: The Society Traveled to Washington

Casey Dreier • January 25, 2013 • 3

The Planetary Society makes another visit to Capitol Hill to advocate for Planetary Science funding at NASA.

Tiptoeing Towards the Edge

Casey Dreier • December 27, 2012 • 1

NASA's Planetary Science Division looks to lose about $100 million in addition to the deep cuts already proposed for 2013.

Where We Stand: The year in advocacy and what's ahead for 2013

Casey Dreier • December 16, 2012 • 12

We've had a very busy year defending funding for NASA's Planetary Science division.

Save Our Science: November Update

Casey Dreier • November 15, 2012 • 5

We've sent over sixteen thousand of emails to the president, but we need more.

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