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Senate Subcommittee OKs $21.3B Fiscal 2019 NASA Budget

A Senate Appropriations subcommittee on Tuesday passed its fiscal 2019 spending bill that would authorize $21.3 billion in funds for NASA, representing a $1.4 billion increase from the president’s budget request for the agency, SpacePolicyOnline.com reported Tuesday. Sen. Jerry Moran (R-Kansas) led the markup of the Senate Appropriations commerce, justice …

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22 Universities to Receive NASA R&D Funds, Flight Opportunities

NASA will award grants to 22 universities to research and develop technology in areas such as remote sensing, nanotechnology, astrophysics and aeronautics. The agency said Friday it may incorporate research results from the Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research into ongoing Earth science, aeronautics and deep space exploration work. Thirteen universities will …

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Report: NASA to Postpone Upcoming WFIRST Project Reviews

NASA plans to delay upcoming project assessments of an astronomy mission to pave the way for an independent study of the program, Space News reported Monday. The agency will conduct the independent review of the Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope mission in response to a recommendation in a 2016 National Academies report …

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NASA Taps 27 Organizations for Science Education Collaborative Agreements; John Grunsfeld Comments

NASA’s science mission directorate will award $42 million in cooperative agreements to 27 universities and research institutions to develop new approaches in order to encourage students to participate in NASA’s science, technology, engineering and math education programs. Selected organizations will craft programs that support activities in heliophysics, Earth science, planetary science …

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NASA Awards $11.25M in Research Grants to 15 Universities

NASA has awarded $11.25 million in grants to 15 universities for research and technology development projects the space agency intends to incorporate into its programs. Recipients will perform research in remote sensing, nanotechnology, astrophysics and aeronautics for three years under NASA’s Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research program, NASA said …

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