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GAO: NASA Should Re-Evaluate Space Launch System Program Cost, Schedule

The Government Accountability Office has found that NASA‘s Space Launch System program still faces limited schedule and cost reserves that GAO believes could undermine the space agency’s goal of launching the heavy-lift rocket with an unmanned Orion spacecraft by November 2018. NASA has worked to address some of the program’s technical issues that were cited by GAO …

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Senate Panel-Approved FY 2017 Spending Bill Gives $19B to NASA

The Senate Appropriations Committee’s commerce, justice and science panel has approved a fiscal year 2017 spending bill that will provide NASA with a $19.3 billion total budget, Space News reported Tuesday. Jeff Foust writes that the amount is $21 million more than the space agency’s fiscal 2016 budget and includes $3.45 billion …

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Space News: NASA Gets $756M Budget Increase in FY 2016 Omnibus Bill

Congress has released an omnibus appropriations bill that would allocate $19.3 billion in funds for NASA for fiscal year 2016, Space News reported Wednesday. Jeff Foust writes the allocation represents a $756 million increase in funds the space agency requested for its FY 2016 budget. The omnibus bill also increased …

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