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White House Proposes $18.5 Billion Budget For NASA In 2016

The White House is calling for $18.5 billion for NASA in its fiscal year 2016 budget request released on Monday. The Obama administration’s 2016 budget proposal is more than $1 billion above their 2015 budget request, and is $519 million more than the agency received in 2015. The proposed budget focuses on returning human spaceflight […]
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NASA Picks Boeing, SpaceX To Transport Astronauts To International Space Station

Less than a month after NASA gave the go-ahead for construction of its new heavy-lift rocket, the agency announced it has selected SpaceX and Boeing to transport U.S. astronauts to and from the International Space Station aboard private space taxis. NASA awarded Boeing and SpaceX contracts worth $4.2 billion and $2.6 billion, respectively, to develop […]