Gravity. It's the law.

Proposed Senate Bill Restores $223 million to NASA's Planetary Science Division

…Let’s call it a positive development and we’ll leave it at that for now…

…In today’s Senate funding bill, they propose restoring $223 million to Planetary Science, reversing nearly all of the cuts.

The Senate also specifies how the money will be allocated, boosting Discovery (small-missions), Mars exploration, outer planets, and scientific research. It also includes additional directives for $14.5 million for Plutonium-238 production (YES! —ed) and $75 million for “pre-formulation and/or formulation activities” for a mission to Europa. The numbers are universally good, though we’re still not back to the magic $1.5 billion that we’ve advocated for here at The Planetary Society.

A great sign that government is finally smartening up about science funding - Let’s hope this comes to fruition


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