In an overall NASA budget request that decreases for the first time
since the end of the Apollo program, space science programs gain a
little ground while human space flight activities lose some.
President Clinton's fiscal year 1995 request for NASA is $14.3
billion, a decrease of $251.4 million (1.7%) from last year. "We
cut back on human space flight, we increased the science budget and
we increased the technology budget," NASA Administrator Daniel
Goldin declared. He added, however, that "this is it. We can't