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N A T IO N A L A E R O N A U T IC S A N D S P A C E
A D M IN IS T R A T IO N
T h e P r e s id e n t\u2019s 2 0 0 9 B u d g e t w ill:
\u2022 B u ild r o c k e ts a n d s p a c e c r a ft th a t w ill e n a b le u s to e x p lo r e th e s o la r s y s te m ;
\u2022 C o n tin u e th e a s s e m b ly o f th e I n te r n a tio n a l S p a c e S ta tio n , a n d e n c o u r a g e th e d e v e lo p m e n t
o f c o m m e r c ia l s e r v ic e s th a t w ill p r o v id e tr a n s p o r ta tio n to th e S ta tio n ; a n d
\u2022 E x p a n d th e fr o n tie r s o f k n o w le d g e in E a r th a n d s p a c e s c ie n c e a n d a e r o n a u tic s .
E xplo rin g th e S o la r S ystem w ith H u m a n a n d R o b o tic S pa cecra ft
\u2022D esign s n ew h u m a n spa cefligh t v eh icles. N ew vehicles w illextend hum an presence to the M oon
and beyond.
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$ 1 b illio n fo r th e O r io n C r e w E x p lo r a tio n V e h ic le , a n e w p ilo te d s p a c e c r a ft th a t w ill a llo w astronauts to land anyw here on the M oon, support a lunar outpost, and eventually support hum an expeditions to M ars.

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$ 1 b illio n fo r th e A r e s I C r e w L a u n c h V e h ic le , a n e w r o c k e t th a t w ill la u n c h O r io n .
\u2022L a u n ch es rob otic spa cecra ft. R o b o t ic s p a c e c r a ft w ill fu r t h e r e x p lo r e t h e s o la r s y s t e m .
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$105 m illion to conduct a program ofsm alllunar robotic m issions and research.
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$ 1 .3 b illio n to e x p lo r e M a r s a n d o th e r d e s tin a tio n s in th e s o la r s y s te m .
O pera tin g,A ssem b lin g,a n d S erv icin g th e In tern a tion a l S pa ce S ta tion

\u2022O p era tes th e In tern a tio n a l S p a ce S ta tio n . $ 2 .1 b illio n fo r th is m u lti-n a tio n a l, E a r th -o r b itin g research facility that enables future exploration activities and m eets the N ation\u2019s com m itm ents to our internationalpartners.

\u2022C o n tin u es to a ssem b le th e In tern a tio n a l S p a ce S ta tio n . $ 3 billion to fly th e S p a ce S h u ttle to c o m p le te th e In te rn a tio n a l S p a c e S ta tio n , w h ile k e e p in g th e S h u ttle o n th e p a th to re tire m e n t by 2010.

\u2022D evelops new com m ercial services. $173 m illion for successfuldem onstrations ofprivate-sector s e r v ic e s t o t r a n s p o r t c a r g o t o t h e I n t e r n a t io n a l S p a c e S t a t io n , a n d $ 2 .6 b illio n o v e r fiv e y e a r s t o purchase transportation services to the S tation.

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N A T IO N A L A E R O N A U T IC S A N D S P A C E A D M IN IS T R A T IO N
E xpa n d in g F ron tiers of K n ow led ge in A eron a u tics a n d E a rth a n d S pa ce S cien ce

\u2022P rom otes ou r u n d ersta n d in g of th e E a rth . $ 1 .4 b illio n \u2014 $ 6 .3 b illio n o v e r fiv e y e a r s \u2014 to e m b a r k on a series ofhigh-priority,space-based E arth observation research m issions that w illadvance understanding ofthe causes and consequences ofchanges to E arth\u2019s clim ate,oceans,and land s u r fa c e s .

\u2022P u rsu es fu rth er resea rch in spa ce. $ 1 .7 b illio n to c o n d u c t s p a c e flig h t m is s io n s a n d r e s e a r c h to
enhance understanding ofthe Sun and the universe.
\u2022E n a b les b rea k th rou gh a eron a u tics tech n ologies. $ 4 4 7 m illio n to e n a b le c h e a p e r, s a fe r, c le a n e r,
and m ore convenient air travel.
S ource: N A S A
Illu s tr a tio n o f a lu n a r o u tp o s t a n d lu n a r r o v e r.
M a jo r S a v i n g s a n d R e f o r m s

\u2022 R e d u c e s th e N e w M ille n n iu m te c h n o lo g y dem onstration program by $54 m illion d u e to its lim ite d r e s u lts , fr e e in g fu n d s fo r m ore effective efforts to develop satellite technology and scientific instrum ents.

Since 2001,N ASA h as:

\u2022 A d v a n c e d a b o ld , n e w v is io n fo r h u m a n and roboticexploration ofthe M oon,M ars, and beyond.

\u2022 B e g u n d e v e lo p m e n t o f a n e w h u m a n
spaceflight vehicle, called O rion, and a new rocket, the A res I, to extend hum an exploration
of the solar system .
\u2022 C ontinued assem bly ofthe InternationalS pace S tation,honoring the N ation\u2019s com m itm ents to
o u r in te r n a tio n a l p a r tn e r s .

\u2022 P repared for the retirem ent of the Space Shuttle in 2010 after three decades of service and partnered w ith the private sector to develop com m ercial transportation to the International S p a c e S ta tio n .

\u2022 S uccessfully initiated 33 robotic spacecraft m issions to explore the solar system and universe
and to im prove understanding ofour ow n planet.

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