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NASA Won't Get Us to Mars

May 26, 2016

Human beings will never get to Mars, or anywhere in our solar system, as long as we continue to let Congress decide NASA's mission through the appropriations process. Or, to be more exact, we won't get there with NASA's help. The reason is pretty straightforward.

Federal science and engineering funding for academic institutions sees first increase in five years

May 25, 2016

Federal agencies obligated $30.8 billion to 996 academic institutions for science and engineering (S&E) activities in Fiscal Year (FY) 2014, the most recent year for which such information is available, a 6 percent increase over the previous year and the first increase in such funding since FY2009.