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House Science Committee Whacks NASA Science Budget

April 28, 2015

Lamar Smith
The House Science Committee would whack nearly a half billion dollars out of NASA’s proposed Earth Science budget in order to boost funding for deep space exploration under a two-year authorization legislators will mark up on Thursday.

Source: www.parabolicarc.com

House Science Committee once again recommends boosting spending for SLS and Orion above the President’s request, slashing Earth science spending to pay for it. I guess they figure we already know enough about the Earth, since clearly, the climate is not changing and we have nothing to worry about on our home planet.

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