Congress Just Passed NASA's $19.5 Billion Budget
Tuesday March 7, 2017, Congress passed a NASA authorization bill for the first time in nearly six and a half years. The March 7 approval in the House of Representatives follows the unanimous consent in the Senate of February 17. The House approved the NASA Transition Authorization Act of 2017, S.442, via voice vote after a short discussion without opposition. The bill details important policy provisions, directing NASA’s upcoming activities. These include developing human exploration program plans, such as the Mars plan...