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The Subcommittee on Science and Space of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation held an April 9 hearing to discuss NASA’s exploration strategy, international cooperation in space and commercial space efforts as the U.S.

18 Apr 2014

Twenty-one senators signed a letter sent to the senior leadership of the Senate Appropriations Committee endorsing a $7.5 billion budget for the National Science Foundation for FY 2015.  Senate appropriators are working on an expedited schedule to ready the twelve appropriations bills for floor action in June and July; the bill funding NSF will be one of the first to be considered. 

18 Apr 2014