What are NASA's planned and ongoing Earth science missions on the chopping board? The Trump administration’s fiscal 2018 budget request allots $19.1 billion for NASA, a $561 million decrease over previously enacted levels.
Space May 26, 2017
The 2018 NASA budget is tied at $19.1 billion, a $561 million drop from previously enacted levels. The agency's acting administrator Robert Lightfoot chooses to stay positive over the development, highlighting the agency's wins.
Space May 24, 2017
The 'March for Science' rallies took place last weekend. The event, which started as a social media initiative, is a response to President Trump's budget cuts.
Earth/Environment April 24, 2017
The March for Science, happening April 22 on Earth Day, will be gathering massive numbers of science advocates to Washington, DC. The event embodies the scientific community’s protest to the science and environmental policies of the Trump administration.
Earth/Environment April 19, 2017
Despite a projected 5 percent budget cut, agency officials remain optimistic that the NASA Earth science program will proceed as planned, without any major disruption. Earth sciences is business as usual, they say.
Earth/Environment April 3, 2017
Top U.S. heart doctors and researchers worry that the NIH budget cut in the White House Budget proposal will greatly affect work in producing life-saving heart drugs. Here’s what they have to say at a recent meeting.
Public Health March 28, 2017
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has warned that science and health budget cuts will make America “sick,” “weak,” and “stupid.” The warnings are made after the release of Trump's 2018 budget proposal that saw slashes to science and health agencies.
Earth/Environment March 21, 2017
A leaked White House memo reveals planned NOAA budget cuts, feared to put climate change research - and lives - at risk. Just how exactly will these U.S. environmental budget cuts affect weather satellites and related initiatives?
Earth/Environment March 5, 2017
Thanks to some generous help from the Canadian government, the Mont-Mégantic Observatory will stay operational. For at least two more years, people will have access to the most important observatory on North America’s East Coast.
Space February 12, 2015
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