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Bill Nye's Open Letter to President Barack Obama

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Why Now?

Earlier this year, the White House proposed cutting over $200 million from NASA's Planetary Science program. That means no mission to Europa, no mission to retrieve samples from Mars, and very little of anything else. Less science. Less discovery.

Right now:

  • Congress is debating the final budget for the year 2014. Initial bills restore some funding for Planetary Science.
  • The White House is finalizing its budget for 2015. If they prioritize planetary science, Congress will support them.

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