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Congress outright rejected most of the Trump administration's controversial science cuts.
With the passage of the 2018 spending bill, NASA just got its best budget since 2009. Europa, Earth Science, and a new Mobile Launcher are winners in the $20.7 billion just approved for the space program.
The proposed $19.5 billion would be less than the agency received in 2017, and substantially less than that proposed by the House for the coming year.
The White House's 2018 federal budget request includes $19.1 billion for NASA, which is a 3 percent drop from 2017. We broke down the details.
We break down every sentence from Trump's new NASA budget, so you don't have to.