Obama plans on decimating NASA budget

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    He probably wants to use the money to pay off another green company that contributed to his campaign.

    ZUBRIN: Obama readies to blast NASA - Washington Times
     
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    Matthew Blue dog all the way!

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    Doesn't surprise me with Obama...He hates everything that has ever made this nation great. I hate him.
     
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    Planetary Science Lives, NASA Official Says | NASA Planetary Science Budget Cut Rumors | Robert Zubrin | Space.com

    NASA’s Planetary Science division does indeed face a shrinking budget. U.S. President Barack Obama, in his 2012 NASA budget request, asked for $1.54 billion for planetary science, but funding for that account is projected to decline steadily in subsequent years, to about $1.27 billion by 2016.

    In their 2012 spending bills for NASA, the House and Senate Appropriations committees allocated $1.5 billion to planetary science. To date, neither chamber has brought a bill that includes NASA’s budget up for a floor vote.
     
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    Why is any of this surprising? He said he was gonna' do it when he campaigned in 2008.
     
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    I have friends at JPL, I will give them call and see what they have heard, its bound to trickle down there big time....:doubt:
     

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