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Obama's budget boosts NASA Ames

Original post made on Feb 2, 2010

The announcement of President Obama's new direction for space exploration has caused rancor in other parts of the country, where NASA's flagship moon program will be lost. But in Mountain View, NASA Ames' programs will be getting a boost, officials say.

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Posted by ARC employee, a resident of Blossom Valley
on Feb 2, 2010 at 10:17 pm

budget priorities certainly look good for NASA-ARC, but the proponents of the manned spaceflight status quo are many and powerful. In an election year, it will be very difficult to kill Constellation, so Lew should be careful to count his chickens at this point.


Posted by ARC contractor, a resident of Shoreline West
on Feb 3, 2010 at 12:33 am

No mention of the impact on Ame's NASA Lunar Science Ins. Maybe it can be re-branded as the NASA Mars Science Ins., something that Ames has more recent experience with anyway.


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