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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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Report: U.S., Russia Continue to Cooperate on Space Programs

NASA officials have said the collaboration between U.S. and Russia for space initiatives have yet to be affected by existing political tensions between the two countries, Politico reported Wednesday. Leigh Munsil writes Meredith McKay, deputy director for human exploration and operations of the international and interagency relations office at NASA, …

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Congress Boosts NASA’s Funding for Deep Space Exploration

Through the House Appropriations Bill recently signed into law, Congress approved $178 billion for NASA, a $650 million cut from last year, and $924 million less that President Obama requested in February. Despite the overall cut, NASA did see some major increases, particularly in the areas of deep space exploration, as …

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